The world was exactly like ours EXCEPT that women were the dominate gender. Women were the captains of industry and men were household workers, secretaries and waiters trying to attract attention with their sexuality. To add some additional twists to that twist there were characters into dominance/submission, a woman who had been a man (played by Linda Gray) and, of course, women CEOs having affairs with their secretaries. Written by
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Former Major League Baseball player Wes Parker literally walked into his role. He was doing play-by-play reporting for a Los Angeles television station owned by Norman Lear's Tandem-TAT partner, Jerry Perenchio. Wes Parker said, "Lear casually asked if I'd be interested in the part. I said yes, but knew it was out of the question, because in real life things don't happen that way. Nobody walks in and gets on a Norman Lear show. I read for the part, got it and didn't sleep at all that night." On Wes Parker's role in his first day engagement on the television studio stage interior living room set with Chuck McCann, Parker appeared top-less, in bare feet with only white-white-styled-beach loosely tied limp cotton pants. Parker was a hunk. His first day appearance was like being in a shark's tank! The stage set's periphery circumference was occupied by the female secretarial TAT Communications secretarial production office team pool-ensemble - observing Wes Parker's moves on his living room interior stage setting! After his rehearsal blocking was established, and the next set and scene was moved into, the studio-office-pool of secretaries dispensed, returning to their KTTV office work stations. The rehearsal and camera blocking of Wes Parker's sessions remained a favorite extra benefit to Lear's staff secretarial personnel. See more