Originally Posted by Red Brooklyn
Pretty much nailed it.
It's a brilliant show.
And I didn't even mention Adam who may be one of the most brilliant characters in TV history, with practically nothing to do. He'll be a seeming complete asshole for so long, then mutter the most endearing rationale under his breath that more than excuses it, it makes it the exact right thing to do.
Like I said, you have to see it to understand.
All Redd [Foxx] did all day was coke, grass and ****. . .
So our first network taping, name in big letters right on the set, Redd doesn't arrive at curtain call.
I go back to his dressing room, all I see is the girl doing his hair is sitting on him.
So I see her body, her dress, and his legs.
I say, Redd, don't you know we're on camera?
Redd sticks his head up from between the hairdresser's legs and asks indignantly. . .
"Can't a man relax?"
- Bob Einstein