The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, perhaps too much so for television. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Joni Mitchell was forced to choose between appearing on this show, which was her first national television appearance, and appearing at Woodstock. Her manager forced her to appear on this show when he saw how bad the traffic was going to and from the site. However, the night of her appearance, several of the acts who appeared at Woodstock, including Jefferson Airplane, David Crosby and Stephen Stills showed up unannounced while she was being interviewed and gave their first-hand accounts of what it was like at the festival. See more »

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Referenced in Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Episode #2.23 (2010) See more »

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THE BEST
2 February 2002 | by (Greenwood,SC) – See all my reviews

The Dick Cavett Show is the best talk show. I wasn't even born when it's on during the network run. I saw those episodes on the VH-1 Archives, the ones with Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Paul Simon, Jefferson Airplane, Sly and The Family Stone, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison, and More.

I was born on the same birthday as Dick Cavett's.

The Best.

I Give it *****.


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