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The Judy Garland Show 

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1964   1963  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »
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29 September 1963 (USA)  »

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El show de Judy Garland  »

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The original fifth episode was scripted and scheduled to be taped August 2, 1963, featuring Nat 'King' Cole and Jack Carter as guests. The episode was canceled when George Schlatter was fired as the series' producer. Cole was invited to appear on a later episode but, bitter about being dropped, refused the invitation. See more »

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Judy Garland: Pardon me, may I sit with you? All the other seats are taken... away.
Bobby Darin: I don't mind.
Judy Garland: Thank you.
Bobby Darin: Pleasure.
Judy Garland: Well, I guess it's up to me to break the ice. Where are you going?
Bobby Darin: Kansas City. And you?
Judy Garland: Oz.
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Bet Your Life
11 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Talent, skill and training are one thing, Encountering someone with these qualities who is willing to commit everything in a performance is yet another thing. Judy had a TeeVee variety show like dozens of others but she was totally unlike any of them. Only she would be putting her life on the line each time, live.

I recall that rather than fight the drugs, her producers at least initially worked with them under a doctor's supervision. So what we see is a great talent on speed for possibly the 5 thousandth time and coddled so she can just focus on connecting passionately.

The sets are more abstract and the dance more modern than normal for the time (or ever, for that matter).

Ted's Evaluation -- 2 of 3: Has some interesting elements.


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