In 1962, he co-starred in a pilot for a proposed CBS sitcom called "Medicine Man", which also featured Buster Keaton
. Kovacs died a week after the pilot was completed and the pilot was never broadcast.
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I don't have an audience for my shows. I don't believe in that. An audience with free tickets will laugh at the pause because they've been told, nudgingly,'You are now to laugh'. And they're trying to be nice - they're fond of the people in the show and they want to show their appreciation and show they're glad to be there, so they'll laugh.
Was chosen originally to play the character of Melville Crump in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
(1963), but he died in a one-car accident before principal shooting. In real life he was married to Edie Adams
, who played Melville Crump's newlywed wife, Monica Crump, in the movie. The role of Melville Crump was finally played by Sid Caesar