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Though it only ran two years on NBC and four years in syndication, the show is still remembered for its wacky spoof of the talent show format.
He introduced the amateur contestants dressed in colorful clothing with odd props, with judges Jamie Farr, Jaye P.
Morgan and Arte Johnson adding to the goofy atmosphere.
Other offbeat characters on the show included “Gene Gene the Dancing Machine” and Murray Langston, the “Unknown Comic,” who wore a paper bag over his head.
His autobiography, “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,” was made into a film directed by George Clooney and starred Sam Rockwell as Barris.
, claimed to have been an assassin for the CIA — his implausible story became a fantastical 2002 movie directed by first-timer George Clooney and written by Charlie Kaufman — died Tuesday of natural causes at his home in Palisades, N.
The show was so popular it spawned a feature film, “The Gong Show Movie,” which failed to catch on the way the TV show had.
Among the other shows he created or produced were a revival of “Your Hit Parade,” “Three’s a Crowd,” which faced criticism as it seemed to promote adultery; “Camouflage,” and “Treasure Hunt.” In the 1980s after a period living in France, he formed Barris Industries and revived “The Dating Game” and “The Newlywed Game” before selling his shares in the company to Burt Sugarman.
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Each time I taste a sip of wine, I think about all of the work that's gone into every glass and how much of an artistic expression it is." Indeed Ledbetter wine gets its name from Pierce's favorite blues artist Lead Belly (Huddie William Ledbetter), Whitman's favorite song, Pearl Jam's "Yellow Ledbetter," and a Santa Barbara Beach where the two first met (Leadbetter Beach).