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The Merv Griffin Show 

Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
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Merv Griffin ...  Himself - Host / ... 1,145 episodes, 1962-1986
Mort Lindsey Orchestra Mort Lindsey Orchestra ...  Themselves / ... 551 episodes, 1965-1980
Mort Lindsey Mort Lindsey ...  Himself / ... 542 episodes, 1965-1986
Arthur Treacher ...  Himself / ... 498 episodes, 1962-1970
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

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1 October 1962 (USA) See more »

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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and director. See more »

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Also available in a computer colorized version. See more »


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You And I And George
Performed by Rowlf (Jim Henson)
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When a talk show actually had talk...
21 July 2019 | by laughing_catSee all my reviews

Unlike today's late night talk shows that are filled with shtick and gimmicks, the Merv Griffin Show truly highlights its guests and has terrific conversations with them. Of course, the wit and experience of the guests were of a higher caliber too. The older ones were icons like Jack Benny, Laurence Olivier, and Hedy LaMarr. The younger ones were amazing talents like Steve Martin and Jay Leno. Merv Griffin is so respectful and to his guests, never making it about himself. Each segment is a treasure.


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