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[on his 2006 Broadway show "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me"] This is satire. I am a satirist. Modern-day society has this obsession with needing to know every ounce of angst about performers' lives, to the point that it becomes more important than whether they can perform.
In the fall of 1980, Short joined the cast of I'm a Big Girl Now
(1980), a sitcom vehicle for Diana Canova
that also starred Danny Thomas
. Canova was offered the sitcom after her huge success playing Corinne Tate Flotsky on ABC's Soap
(1977). She left the cast of the latter show in order to accept the offer - shortly before Short's newlywed wife, Nancy Dolman
, joined the cast. I'm a Big Girl Now
His Jiminy Glick character - an eccentric, obese celebrity interviewer