In the mid 1980’s I wrote and produced the pilot for a spinoff episode of The Fall Guy called Manhunter that starred Priscilla Presley and Stewart Granger. I didn’t know it at the time, but it was Priscilla’s first TV acting gig.
We got to know each other a bit, and I remember the night I met her daughter, Lisa Marie, at a party in The Valley. She was a shy, quiet, young lady who didn’t speak a word, but the evening was memorable to me for two reasons.
She never smiled.
She gave birth to her first child the next day.
I wish Lisa Marie Presley had had a much longer and happier life.
…One well-worn forty-two-year-old baseball cap worn by the Fall Guy himself, Colt Seavers (AKA Lee Majors), and now precariously balanced on the head of Sir Elvis:
I couldn’t resist wearing it today:
Not so precarious this way!
Here it is on Lee Majors’ head:
What am I bid? Who’ll start the bidding? What? Oh no, I’d never do that.
But, as long as I’m thinking about the show, anyone have any questions about it? A craving for the mechanics of putting it together or behind the scenes gossip? If so, fire away in the Comments section and I’ll write an article answering the best I can.