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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Dec 27, 2016

May 17-23, 1980

Today Ken welcomes comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan to the show.

Ken and Dhaya discuss Dedham, MA, yards of beer, poutine, local flavor, Friendly's, the origins of Sundaes, San Francisco, MIT, schools on the Red Line, The Jeffersons, Birmingham Alabama, growing up the child of immigrants, racial slurs, why George Jefferson may be the quintessential American, Marla Gibbs, Sanford & Son, poverty, The Fresh Prince of Bel Aire, Krush Groove, latchkey syndication, Mary Tyler Moore, single women, secretly normalizing gay culture, Three's Company, Star Trek, The Love Boat, The Twilight Zone, Herve Villechaize, Mr. Belvedere, Fantasy Island, Warwick Davis, 227, spin off shows, Marilyn Monroe, Edward Gorey, Dione Warwick, Cheryl Ladd, That's Incredible, Real People, Nova, why Carl Sagan is the perfect man, Murder Can Hurt You, The McNeal Learer News Hour, Buck Rogers, Fridays!, Red Foxx, teaching Tom Willis how to speak Jive, and Gary Shandling's understanding of sitcom formats.