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Todd Thicke (writer)
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5 September 1983 (USA) See more »
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Off-beat talk show hosted by Alan Thicke.
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Cast

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Alan Thicke ... Himself - Host (19 episodes, 1983-1984)
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Series Directed by
Ron de Moraes (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
 
Series Writing credits
Monty Aidem (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Gary Jacobs (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Phil Kellard (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Wayne Kline (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Danny Mann (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Tom Moore (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Gary Murphy (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Mark Reisman (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Jeremy Stevens (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Alan Thicke (17 episodes, 1983-1984)

Todd Thicke (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Vince Calandra .... producer (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
E.V. DiMassa Jr. .... senior producer (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Mark Reisman .... supervising producer (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Fred Silverman .... executive producer (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Scott Steinberg .... producer (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Jeremy Stevens .... supervising producer (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Alan Thicke .... executive producer (17 episodes, 1983-1984)
Bill Walker .... coordinating producer (17 episodes, 1983-1984)

Tim Gibbons .... line producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Charles Whitcomb (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Helcermanas-Benge .... still photographer (17 episodes, 1983)

Steven Castaneda .... dimmer operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Robert A. Bowen .... technical director (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
David Scott Jones .... production assistant (17 episodes, 1983)
Dennis Carlin .... production assistant (15 episodes, 1983)
 

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USA:90 min
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Trivia:
Alan Thicke had hosted a very popular Canadian talk show for many years when he was invited to host this series, which was one of the first serious attempts to beat "The Tonight Show" at its own game. The series received so much extensive pre-publicity that it led some critics to nickname the show "Sick of the Hype". The Tonight Show went on the offensive, warning performers that an appearance on Thicke's show would result in them not being invited to appear on Tonight. Ultimately, Thicke of the Night was an expensive and embarrassing failure for the network.See more »
Quotes:
Alan Thicke:We are very sorry to hear about the death of your father.
Keith Carradine:My father is still alive.
Alan Thicke:Oh? How is he?
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4 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
This was a show for intelligent TV viewers, 13 June 2003
Author: William (wmattifo) from Lubbock, TX

This show was ahead of its time and featured some brilliant comedy. Belzer was Alan Thicke's co-host, and their banter was quite witty. The show did poorly in the ratings and didn't last long. But it took chances and made an impression on many young people. There was a Beatles' sketch that was pretty well known. You have to remember there was no Comedy Central, or original programming on HBO to nurture creative minds like those in this show. If this show had started on Comedy Central it would have been a huge hit.

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