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George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head (1986)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary | Comedy  -  2 May 1986 (USA)
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Legendary comedian George Carlin tackles some of his favorite subjects along with his brand of comedy and humor.

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Legendary comedian George Carlin tackles some of his favorite subjects along with his brand of comedy and humor.

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George Carlin: The whole concept of battered distant relatives strikes me as awfully strange. You know? To get on a bus and ride for six or seven hours just to beat the shit out of someone you hardly ever see.
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Casting Lyle Talbot
25 October 2008 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

I was working with Rocco Urbisci on several projects including Richard Pryor's "JoJo Dancer," when we did the Carlin Special. One day we were discussing casting people for the Carlin show and the producers said they needed someone to play "Pops, the Doorman." Who would be right for it? A few days before I was in the local supermarket and saw Lyle Talbot who was then quite old, but he looked great. I talked with him and was very impressed with meeting someone from the early days of film. When we needed someone to play "Pops," I suggested Mr. Talbot. The shocked response from everyone in the room was, "Is he still alive?" I said yes, and that I had met and talked with him. They called him and he got the role. A few years later I met him again, in the drug store, and told him that it was because I saw him in Gelson's that he was called to play Pops. He said he was moving up to San Francisco to be with his family. I never saw him after that, but I'm happy to know that I got him one of his last jobs in show business! MS


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