Monday, June 29, 2015



In September of 1979, Ponch organized a roller disco dance for charity and - thanks to Ed McMahon and a talent agent named Balford - he was able to get a lot of Hollywood stars for the event, to participate in the "Skate With A Star" segment of the evening.
  • Melissa Sue Anderson
  • Vivian Blaine
  • Todd Bridges
  • Ruth Buzzi
  • Michael Cole
  • Antonio Fargas
  • Victor French
  • Gwynne Gilford
  • Dody Goodman
  • Dan Haggerty
  • Richard Hatch
  • Earl Holliman
  • Jackie Joseph
  • Dianne Kay
  • Nancy Kulp
  • Tina Louise
  • BarBara Luna
  • Peter Lupus
  • Robert Mandan
  • Peter Marshall
  • Philip McKeon
  • Lee Meriwether
  • Connie Needham
  • Richard Paul
  • George Peppard
  • Jo Ann Pflug
  • Dana Plato
  • Andrew Prine
  • Johnnie Ray
  • Madlyn Rhue
  • Adam Rich
  • Susan Richardson
  • Tommy Sexton
  • Brett Somers
  • Vic Tayback
  • Dick Van Patten
  • Cindy Williams
  • Jo Anne Worley
What makes these appearances a perfect storm of members in the League of Themselves is that none of them were linked on-air with the shows or characters they play in Toobworld.  (Or in the case of Johnnie Rivers, his song "Secret Agent Man" and its connection to 'Danger Man'.)  That would have been a bleep-load of Zonks to deal with!

Some of these stars served as judges for the Beauty Contest: Andrew Prine, Todd Bridges, Melissa Sue Anderson, Ruth Buzzi, Richard Paul, and Lee Meriweather among them.  Earl Holliman presented the winner of the contest to the gathered crowd.

If any of these stars appeared in other shows as themselves - for instance, Earl Holliman ('The Larry Sanders Show') and Cindy Williams ('Strip Mall') - then this episode serves as a central link to connect them all.....


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