The Merv Griffin Show: Best of the 80's

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  • Genre
    Tv,
  • Aspect ratio:
    3 (NTSC Standard)
  • Disc number:
    4
  • Format:
    DVD
  • Language:
    ENG
  • Rating:
    NR
  • Region code:
    1
  • Release date:
    12/08/2015
  • Running time:
    540
  • Features
  • Genre
    Tv,
  • Aspect ratio:
    3 (NTSC Standard)
  • Disc number:
    4
  • Format:
    DVD
  • Language:
    ENG
  • Rating:
    NR
  • Region code:
    1
  • Release date:
    12/08/2015
  • Running time:
    540

Synopsis

The Merv Griffin Show is widely considered one of the premier talk shows in the history of television. Hosted by the charming and intelligent Merv Griffin, this groundbreaking show was known for in-depth inter views with celebrities and newsmakers, innovative stand-up comedy and stellar musical performances. Over the course of its run from 1962 to 1986, the show garnered 10 Emmy Awards and welcomed more than 25,000 guests, including many of the most important names in the fields of entertainment, politics, music, art, sports, fashion and literature.

 

This 4-disc retrospective celebrating the enduring legacy of The Merv Griffin Show is packed with 14 classic episodes from the 1980s, over 2 hours of bonus extras, and features more than 80 guest stars. This material, unseen for decades, has been newly transferred from recently discovered master tapes making for a spectacular viewing and listening experience.

 

DISC 1

January 9, 1980 - Francis Ford Coppola, Gene Hackman, Cindy Williams, Talia Shire,

Frederic Forrest

May 28, 1980 - Brooke Shields & Christopher Atkins, Mickey Rooney

August 22, 1980 - Shelley Winters, Charles Grodin, June Carter Cash, Irving Stone

-Bonus Section-

August 29, 1980 - Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes

 

DISC 2

October 6, 1980 - Dick Cavett Interviews Merv Griffin

August 24, 1981 - Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Cosby

May 24, 1982 - William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

May 26, 1982 - Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Talia Shire, Mr. T, Carl Weathers

-Bonus Section-

November 2, 1981 - Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta

February 15, 1982 - Maya Angelou

June 25, 1982 - Orson Welles (Guest Host), Andy Kaufman

 

DISC 3

June 30, 1982 - Carole King, Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda, Loretta Swit, Lee Grant

December 22, 1982 - Sir Laurence Olivier

June 23, 1983 - Whitney Houston, Cissy Houston, Clive Davis, Sandy Duncan

September 27, 1983 - President Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan

July 19, 1984 - Jim Henson & Frank Oz, Muppets, Dabney Coleman

-Bonus Section-

January 17, 1983 - Don Rickles & Mr. T

March 24, 1983 - Rosa Parks

 

DISC 4

October 14, 1985 - Orson Welles, Barbara Leaming

November 5, 1985 - Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

-Bonus Section-

October 19, 1984 - Alec Baldwin

November 2, 1984 - Bill Maher

October 9, 1985 - George Clooney

February 6 & 11, 1986 - Merv Teaches Jay Leno How To Host A Talk-Show

Jay Leno (Guest Host), Jerry Seinfeld

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