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Anyway, I believe it happened at that reunion of "Your Show of Shows" writers that was hit by an asteroid ... the only survivor was Mel Brooks.
GO. FIND. IT. AND. WATCH.
"The President's Analyst" contained so much truth, both for its time, the 60s, and for today (the President's NEED for regular psychotherapy, American spy agencies fighting each other more than fighting enemies, implantable micro-telephones created by an evil Phone Company, and the immortal line "I' m NOT paranoid, your really ARE all spies!") plus James Coburn NOT playing a superspy, Godfrey Cambridge, Severn Darden and a very young William "KITT" Daniels
"Silent Running" was the only sci-fi movie that correctly predicted environmental collapse AND had Bruce Dern go bonkers for a good purpose
"Head", the Monkees and Jack Nicholson do dada. Nuff said.
"Drop Dead Fred" was Rik Mayall's true tour-de-force and the most accurate depiction of what happens when you grow up but your imaginary friends don't fade away (don't ask me how I know - also 'Foster's Home' owes everything to this movie)
"Wagons East" a showcase of cringeworthy stereotypes played for laughs, an even better deconstruction of Westerns than "Blazing Saddles" (IMO) and John Candy's last movie
animation would be best represented by "The Iron Giant" and the "Wallace & Grommet" move (and maybe "Over the Hedge", Dreamworks' highest-grossing release NOT to get several sequels and William Shatner's greatest performance)
These are the movies I show to any friends who declare themselves bored with current media... and they never talk about it again.
not just for the obvious "Who" wordplay, but also...
(1) he used to have the same hair as Tom Baker... and has more of it left
(2) instead of "alons-y" or "geronimo" he can just yell "YEEEAAAHHH" (if CBS will let him)
(3) I remember him guesting on several episodes of "Sliders" as what was essentially an Evil Time Lord. He was the best thing on the show at the time (not that difficult, I know).
After "The Incredible Hulk", Bill Bixby did play (kinda) one in the obviously titled "The Magician"...
"You wouldn't like me when I'm... PRESTO!!!"
Well, there's George & Lenny in "Of Mice and Men", the obvious modern archetype that inspired (among a LOT of other stuff), Tex Avery's George & Junior http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_and_Junior
Of course, once you get into cartoon fictional duos, I MUST point out
Rocky & Bullwinkle
Ren & Stimpy
Beany & Cecil
Yogi Bear & Boo Boo (which leads into umpteen Hanna-Barbera duos)
Pinky & the Brain
and maybe The Tick & Arthur
The Adventures of Akbar: how he rose to the rank of Admiral, mostly for his ability to recognize a trap.
Or reboot Jabba the Hutt as more of a Scrooge McDuck-type character, adventuring around the galaxy with his three nephews, Babba, Zabba and Gabba
The "Holiday Special" did leave me wanting to see more Wookiees.. no translated voices, please. Just subtitles.
Or go WAY back to the First Jedi and his inevitable persecution (maybe crucifixion? no, too controversial, besides, he'd be able to use his mind powers to get the mob to get him down).
So much good, quality mischief that COULD be done to that universe, especially if JJ runs interference with Disney's suits