Stockard Channing’s Sitcom Past Exposed
Celebrities must hate youtube. All it takes is a few clicks and we can see video proof of their most embarrassing moments. (To understand, imagine someone followed you around high school with a camera and then posted it online. Shudder…)
Well, the glorious Stockard Channing, currently giving an award-caliber performance on Broadway in Other Desert Cities, spent 1979 and 1980 in two short-lived television sitcoms (Stockard Channing in Just Friends and The Stockard Channing Show); given her name placement, Ms. Channing had a good agent at the time. Well, at least in terms of contract writing.
Someone has kindly edited together a montage of her “best” moments for the second effort in which she played an investigative reporter, going undercover each week in a new wacky (and often un-PC) disguise. Watch (I recommend skimming lightly) and discover what being in the blockbuster film Grease can do for your career…