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  • 1987
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter Graves as host in 1987. Well-established and a franchise series for A&E by 1994, it later spun off t (more…)

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Al Lewis: Forever Grandpa

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A profile of actor Al Lewis, best known for his role as Grandpa on “The Munsters” TV series, recalls when he first sank his teeth into acting and how his career took flight after his role on “Car 54, Where Are You?” Also: his involvement in politics. Among those commenting are Charlotte Rae, Butch Patrick, Pat Priest and Hank Garrett.

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  • Premiered: February 16, 1987
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter G… (more)

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