Pioneers of Television
Science Fiction (#201)
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William Shatner explains that acting is about conveying "the truth." 00:50
Leonard Nimoy on how actors must cope with the fast pace of TV production. 01:16
In a rare clip, Serling defends science fiction as a legitimate form of literature. 01:16
Nichols describes working with actor Leonard Nimoy. 02:41
In a clip from PIONEERS OF TELEVISION season two, Leonard Nimoy reveals that "Star Trek" wasn't his first acting gig... 00:48
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Series Description: The four-part series examines the people who left their imprint on sitcoms, late-night, variety and game shows in the early days of the medium. The program features interviews with legendary stars, including Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Art Linkletter, Andy Griffith, Betty White, Phyllis Diller, Jim Nabors, Marlo Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Ed McMahon and Merv Griffin. Using never-before-seen images and showcasing timeless clips, the documentary examines the entertainers that provided the classic scenes that still amuse us today.
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