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VIDEO: Murder On the Moosejaw Express, Part 2

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Murder On the Moosejaw Express, Part 2
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Length: 25:14
Aired: 3/4/1980

Laverne and Shirley try to capture the man who kidnapped Lenny and Squiggy. watch

VIDEO: Murder On the Moosejaw Express (Part 1)

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Murder On the Moosejaw Express (Part 1)
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Length: 24:40
Aired: 2/26/1980

Laverne and Shirley take a mystery murder ride on a train to Canada. watch

VIDEO: My Favorite Magician

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My Favorite Magician
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Length: 48:20
Aired: 10/26/1979

After an aging magician drafts him as his assistant for a benefit performance, David Banner discovers there are secrets as well as tricks up the performer's sleeve, which almost cost both of them their lives. watch


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Year Title Description
1986 The Transformers Movie, Actor - Jazz
1986 Morningstar/Eveningstar TV Show Series, Actor - Excell Dennis
1985 The Journey Of Natty Gann Movie, Actor - Sherman
1984 Transformers TV Show Series, Voice - Jazz
1983 Casablanca TV Show Series, Actor - Sam

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It seems like every other ...

Question: It seems like every other movie I see advertised is based on a TV show, like The Dukes of Hazzard. But what about the other way around? I know there was a series based on My Big Fat Greek Wedding, but what other TV series have been based on a movie, and were any of them good?

Answer: There have been a handful of top-notch TV shows based on movies. The flop Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) was revived as Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003); Robert Altman's acerbic M*A*S*H* (1970) became the long-running M*A*S*H (1972-1983); Neil Simon read more

Who was the woman on The Gong ...

Question: Who was the woman on The Gong Show panel? I think she was a singer at one time. Thank you.

Answer: I'll take a wild guess here, assume you don't have Phyllis Diller or Dr. Joyce Brothers in mind and answer with jazz singer Jaye P. Morgan, often introduced by cocreator and host Chuck Barris as "juicy." And I'm sure the lady would object to your "singer at one time" classification, since she told the Los Angeles Times in 1997 that despite her various entertainment credits (movies, TV, stage, comedy), "[W]hen I get up in the morning, I get up as a singer."

Morgan, born Mary Margaret but dubbed J.P. when she took the job of class treasurer in high school, started her entertainment education at the age of 3 or 4 in a family act and eventually worked her way up to hit records ("The Longest Walk" and "That's All I Want from You" in the mid-'50s), work in stage musicals, numer read more

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