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(1950–1954)

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In 2000, 137 original scripts from the show were found in a closet in the City Center in Manhattan. The closet had been locked for 40 years.
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Despite rumors to the contrary, nearly all episodes of this series still exist, as kinescope recordings.
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Most of the show's writers went on to successful careers of their own, and the backstage antics of the writing on this show was what inspired such works as Laughter on the 23rd Floor (2001) (written by Neil Simon) My Favorite Year (1982) (produced by Mel Brooks) and The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) (created by Carl Reiner).
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Neil Simon was writing with his brother Danny Simon at the time of this show.
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