In 1961, he starred in an unsold sitcom pilot called, "My Wife's Brother" about a brother-in-law who moves in with his sister's family and sends their lives into a turmoil. The series also featured Dan Rowan and Carole Cook.
Rowan and Martin
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People are basically irreverent. They want to see sacred cows kicked over. You can't have Harry Belafonte
on your show and not have him sing a song, but we did; we had him climbing out of a bathtub, just because it looked irreverent and silly. If a show hires Robert Goulet
, pays him $7,500 or $10,000, they're going to want three songs out of him; we hire Robert Goulet
, pay him $210 and drop him ...
When he was taping five game show episodes in one day (such as the later years of Match Game 73
(1973)), he often didn't bother with the facade of changing his clothes for each show - he wore the same clothes throughout the taping, making it appear he was wearing the same outfit each day he appeared on the show.