Saturday, October 2, 2010

Stephen J. Cannell is Dead. Long Live Stephen J. Cannell.

Stephen J. Cannell, TV dad to 80's TV kids

The New York Times reports TV great Stephen J. Cannell is off the air, permanently.

Thank you Mr. Cannell for your TV programs that encouraged me to fight back against boyhood bullies and become the injustice-busting, ass-kicking person I am today:

Surviving Cannell on TV is A-Team cast member Dwight Schultz, who went on to entertain fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation as the bumbling but well-meaning - sometimes genius - character Reginald "Broccoli" Barclay:

Remember the Stephen J. Cannell closing credit, where he types on a page and flings it into the air? There were actually fourteen different variations, evolving over time.


Bruce said...

RIP Cannell, I loved your shows growing up!

Anonymous said...

Awesome, thanks for this.