Larry Hagman was offered “The Waverly Wonders” (NBC, 1978), a sitcom about a high school basketball coach (starring Joe Namath) the same year he was offered “Dallas” (CBS, 1978-91).
Hagman favored this series, which lasted one month; but his wife advised him to take “Dallas.”
- How many episodes of “Gunsmoke” (CBS, 1955-75) were there? There were six hundred and thirty-five episodes of "Gunsmoke" (CBS, 1955-75). 409 of them in black and white, 226 in color. The show was the longest-running weekly prime-time series with continuing characters.
- Where in Dallas was the TV show “Dallas” (CBS, 1978-91) set? The TV show Dallas was not set in Dallas, but nearby in rural Braddock, Texas. The Ewing ranch there was called Southfork.
- Where in The Godfather (1972) does the line about “make him an offer he can’t refuse” appear? The line about "make him an offer he can't refuse" appears three times in The Godfather (1972): • "My father made him an offer he couldn't refuse." Michael (Al Pacino) tells Kay (Diane…
- With whom does Kugelmass have an affair in Woody Allen’s short story “The Kugelmass Episode” (1977)? Kugelmass has an affair with Emma Bovary in Woody Allen's short story "The Kugelmass Episode". The Great Persky projects the bored professor into Flaubert's Madame Bovary (1856) and Emma Bovary into modern Manhattan.
- How many spinoffs did the TV series “Happy Days” (ABC, 1974-84) generate? The TV series "Happy Days" (ABC, 1974-84) generated three spinoffs: "Laverne and Shirley" (ABC, 1976-83) "Mork and Mindy" (ABC, 1978-82) "Joanie Loves Chachi" (ABC, 1982-83).
- How long did the Pony Express last? The system of mail delivery by horse-and-rider relays lasted only 18 months, from April 1860 to October 1861. It connected Saint Joseph, Missouri, with Sacramento, California, a distance of 1,800 miles. The completion…