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The Dick Cavett Show 

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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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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Dick Cavett ...  Himself - Host / ... 320 episodes, 1968-1974
Bobby Rosengarden Bobby Rosengarden ...  Himself - Bandleader / ... 238 episodes, 1968-1974
Fred Foy Fred Foy ...  Himself - Announcer / ... 86 episodes, 1969-1974
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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, perhaps too much so for television. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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English

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4 March 1968 (USA) See more »

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Dick Cavett Show See more »

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Mono

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4:3
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During the taping of the 1/22/73 show, Cavett was informed of the death of former president Lyndon Johnson, and announced it to his studio audience. His guests included Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Oriana Fallaci and producer John Foreman. Foreman had just been introduced when the announcement was made, and, with all conversation suddenly focused on Johnson, hardly had a chance to speak. See more »

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Referenced in The Dick Cavett Show with Mel Brooks (2006) See more »

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Great Show
31 July 2002 | by pozySee all my reviews

I have fuzzy memories of watching this show when I was 8-10 years old when I was allowed to stay up late. I remember seeing Janis Joplin on the show and I thought she was great, a true expression of American freedom. A few years ago when my cable company offered VH-1, I taped a show that was recorded right after the Woodstock festival with the Airplane, Stills, Crosby (who I think is a reincarnation of Christ), and Joni Mitchell. What an priceless, incredible show. Recently I went to a Target store and found a DVD of Jimi Hendrix's appearance on the Cavett show with Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox. Very tempting to buy. A lot of people dis the sixties, but seeing what is going on now with all this greed and death, I think we need a revival. Peace.


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