Show No. 435, Hour 1 with guests Michael Learned, Douglas Howard and David Bianculli
Original Airdates: Jan. 25-27, 2019
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Emmy Award-winning actress Michael Learned (The Waltons, Nurse) talks to Ed about how she approaches every performance as Daisy Werthan in Driving Miss Daisy as a clean slate, no matter how many times she has played the character. Michael recently reprised the role in the Laguna Playhouse production of Driving Miss Daisy. She can also be seen in the short film Second Acts, plus she will be one of the three recipients of this year’s Icon Award at the annual Oscars party on Sunday, February 24. Also in this hour: Part 2 of our conversation with Douglas Howard and David Bianculli, co-editors of Television Finales: From Howdy Doody to Girls. Topics include the controversial endings of St. Elsewhere, Seinfeld, and The Sopranos and the landmark final episode of M*A*S*H. Plus: Greg Ehrbar discusses the DVD releases of Seasons 4 through 9 of SuperFriends.