1 posts categorized "PHIL DONAHUE"

Aug 10 2010
"There's A Sale At Penny's!" Comments (8)

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Okay, I want full credit for this. I don't think Steven Slater was justified in his actions, but on a lighter note, he IS the direct descendant of Stephen Stucker's immortal Airplane! character Johnny Henshaw-Jacobs.

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"It looks like a big Tylenol!"

I knew Stucker had died of AIDS, but my memory was that he'd had it for a long time. Apparently not—after becoming one of the first performers to come out as HIV-positive, he died in 1986. With thanks to Joe for the reminder, here are snippets from his legendary Donahue appearance with special guest star Donna Mills.