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- May 23, 1977
- Vol. 7
- No. 20
Kojak May Be the King of Knob Hill, but Which of the Above Is Telly Savalas?
This actually, was the pretaping try-out, and three of them were eliminated, as was a prankster who popped in for the audition, the hirsute Gene Shalit of NBC's Today show. The real decoy (as panelists Bill Cullen, Peggy Cass and Gene Rayburn glommed) was the knob at the top left. To cut costs, Savalas will shoot in Hollywood for the upcoming season, and Peters will go with him. "Telly likes me," Peters says. "I'm just doing it for a lark!"
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