Rob has written a script for a local television show called "Project Greatness", which discusses in a serious manner what makes certain issues great. Rob's script is about the world of comedy, and he thinks Alan would be perfect for the show. Alan, on the other hand, thinks it's a terrible idea as he only does comedy where he, as the center of the show, gets a laugh at least once every ten seconds. In turn, he does not do highfalutin, cultural television, which he believes his fans do not want to see. He also believes Rob only wrote it to show how smart he is in comparison. But Alan at least agrees to read the script. After reading it, Alan agrees to do the show, but he seems to agree solely to prove Rob wrong, which if Alan is right means Rob could lose his job. Laura believes that if Alan gets enough positive fan mail, he'll consider it a success. Since Laura doesn't tell her outright not to do it, Millie takes that as a sanction for her to write a handful of positive letters to ... Written by
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This episode marks the very first time we ever see the unobstructed face of Alan Brady (played by Carl Reiner). Previously he was featured voice only, seen only from behind, dressed like Santa (beard and all) in a Christmas episode, and seen on a magazine cover in full clown makeup. See more
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