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DVD: The Merv Griffin Show 1962-1986 (with The Muppets)

MuppetDanny

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Earlier this month TVShowsonDVD.com says a new 12 disc Anthology boxset by MPI Home Video is to be released on November, 4th 2014 (source: http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Merv-Griffin-1962-to-1986/20267).

The box set will have 44 full length shows, after searching on the web, I find that according to mervgriffin.com, the boxset will have the "July 19, 1984: Muppets Take Manhattan" episode:excited:

DISC #1

Episode #1 September 2, 1965 – Phyllis Diller, Capt. Mitsuo Fuchida, Frederick Ayer, Jr.

Episode #2 September 8, 1965 – Richard Pryor, Phil Spector

Episode #3 September 14, 1965 – Dionne Warwick, Dick Gregory

Episode #4 October 6, 1965 – Andy Warhol & Edie Sedgwick, Reni Santoni & Renee Taylor

Episode #5 October 21, 1965 – Carol Burnett, Roddy McDowall, Oscar Levant

Bonus Section

Episode #6 November 9, 1962 – Danny Kaye, Dolores Wilson, Shelly Berman

May 1965 – News Segment-Interview With Merv Griffin



DISC #2

Episode #1 November 11, 1965 – George Carlin, Henny Youngman,

Minnie Pearl, Frankie Laine, Col. John Glenn

Episode #2 February 4, 1966 – Willie Mays, Tallulah Bankhead, Lionel Hampton

Episode #3 July 18 & 19, 1966 – Dr. Timothy Leary, Mort Sahl, Marion Williams

Bonus Section

December 30, 1965 – Salvador Dali

January 10, 1966 – Bob Crane

February 23, 1966 – Phil Spector

March 7, 1966 – Redd Foxx

June 9, 1966 – Norman Rockwell



DISC #3

Episode #1 July 20, 1966 – Jayne Mansfield, Henny Youngman, Monti Rock III,

Dr. Henry Brill

Episode #2 August 1, 1966 – Everly Brothers, Richard Pryor, Jerry Lewis,

Dagmar, Charlie Callas

Episode #3 July 6, 1967 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Harry Belafonte

Bonus Section

August 10, 1966 – Freddie Martin

September 1, 1966 – Adam West & Burt Ward

January 18, 1967 – Jane Fonda & Roger Vadim



DISC #4

Episode #1 October 3, 1967 – Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, Carl Reiner

Episode #2 December 20, 1967 – Richard M. Nixon, David Susskind

Episode #3 August 18, 1969 – Woody Allen, Moms Mabley, Hedy Lamarr,

Ted Sorensen, Leslie Uggams

Episode #4 November 21, 1970 – John Wayne

Bonus Section

May 14, 1970 – Gore Vidal

DISC #5

Episode #1 October 28, 1971 – Dennis Hopper, Willie Mays, James Brolin, Diane Baker

Episode #2 December 6, 1972 – Isaac Hayes, Staple Singers, Luther Ingram, Albert King, Johnnie Taylor, Carla Thomas, Emotions

Episode #3 April 27, 1973 – Jack Benny

Bonus Section

December 21, 1971 – Eva Gabor (Guest Host), Chuck Norris

December 27, 1971 – Roger Miller (Guest Host), Glen Campbell, Dick Clark

January 13, 1972 – James Caan

June 7, 1972 – Warren Beatty



DISC #6

Episode #1 July 31 & August 1, 1973 – Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset,

George Segal, Richard Pryor, Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge, Rex Reed

Episode #2 October 12, 1973 – Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, Lucie Arnaz,

Desi Arnaz, Jr., Gary Morton, Gale Gordon

Episode #3 November 29, 1973 – Bette Davis, Walter Pidgeon, Olivia De Havilland, Samantha Eggar, William Wyler

Bonus Section

December 5, 1975 – James Michener



DISC #7

Episode #1 February 16, 1976 – John Denver, Starland Vocal Band

Episode #2 November 30, 1976 – Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Lindsay Wagner,

Marie Osmond, Michael Learned, Gladys Knight

Episode #3 September 22, 1977 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Alex Haley, Louis Gossett, Jr.

Bonus Section

July 8, 1977 – Steve Martin

January 12, 1978 – Ray Bradbury

February 14, 1978 – Joan Rivers



DISC #8

Episode #1 November 7, 1978 – Lillian Carter, Andy Williams, Loretta Lynn

Episode #2 June 25, 1979 – President Gerald Ford, Gene Wilder

Episode #3 October 31 & November 1, 1979 – Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Anne Bancroft,

Rob Reiner & Penny Marshall, Gene Wilder, Gene Hackman

Episode #4 December 20, 1979 – Steve Martin, Carl Reiner, Jackie Mason

Bonus Section

November 21, 1979 – Barbara Walters



DISC #9

Episode #1 January 9, 1980 – Francis Ford Coppola, Gene Hackman,

Cindy Williams, Talia Shire, Frederic Forrest

Episode #2 May 28, 1980 – Brooke Shields & Christopher Atkins, Mickey Rooney

Episode #3 August 22, 1980 – Shelley Winters, Charles Grodin, June Carter Cash,

Irving Stone

Bonus Section

August 29, 1980 – Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes



DISC #10

Episode #1 October 6, 1980 – Dick Cavett Interviews Merv Griffin

Episode #2 August 24, 1981 – Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Cosby

Episode #3 May 24, 1982 – William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Episode #4 May 26, 1982 – Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Talia Shire,

Mr. T, Carl Weathers

Bonus Section

November 2, 1981 – Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta

February 15, 1982 – Maya Angelou

June 25, 1982 – Orson Welles (Guest Host), Andy Kaufman



DISC #11

Episode #1 June 30, 1982 – Carole King, Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda,

Loretta Swit, Lee Grant

Episode #2 December 22, 1982 – Sir Laurence Olivier

Episode #3 June 23, 1983 – Whitney Houston, Cissy Houston, Clive Davis, Sandy Duncan

Episode #4 September 27, 1983 – President Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan

Episode #5 July 19, 1984 – Jim Henson & Frank Oz, Muppets, Dabney Coleman


Bonus Section

January 17, 1983 – Don Rickles & Mr. T

March 24, 1983- Rosa Parks



DISC #12
Episode #1 October 14, 1985 – Orson Welles, Barbara Leaming

Episode #2 November 5, 1985 – Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Bonus Section

October 19, 1984 – Alec Baldwin

November 2, 1984 – Bill Maher

October 9, 1985 – George Clooney

February 6 & 11, 1986 – Merv Teaches Jay Leno How To Host A Talk-Show

Jay Leno (Guest Host), Jerry Seinfeld

ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN

Hilarious moments from the Westinghouse show 1965-1967

MUSICAL MOMENTS

December 6, 1965 – Freddie & The Dreamers – “I’m Telling You Now”

June 6, 1966 – Mrs. Miller – “Downtown”

September 21, 1966 – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins –“ I Put A Spell On You”

October 11, 1966 – The Mitchell Trio (Featuring John Denver) – “Your Friendly, Liberal, Neighborhood KKK”

November 11, 1966 – Nina Simone – “Work Song”

September 17, 1967 – Stevie Wonder – “I Was Made To Love Her”

November 1, 1967 – Aretha Franklin – “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man”

February 20, 1971 – Merle Haggard – “Amazing Grace”

August 11, 1972 – Sammy Davis, Jr. – “The Candy Man”

August 5, 1976 – Liberace – “Chopsticks”

July 3, 1981 – Hank Williams, Jr. –“Family Tradition”

July 14, 1981 – Smokey Robinson – “The Tracks Of My Tears”

June 29, 1984 – Weird Al Yankovic – “I Lost On Jeopardy”

PROMO TRAILERS 1971 & 1972
I WILL NOT BE RIGHT BACK
Highlights From Merv’s Final Show – September 5, 1986
JAY LENO REMEMBERS MERV – July 9, 2014

source: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:big_grin:wbrAF5vYbIJ:mervgriffin.com/dvd-box-set-breakdown/ &cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk
NOTE: This is Google's cache of http://mervgriffin.com/dvd-box-set-breakdown/. It is a snapshot of the page as it appeared on 17 Sep 2014 22:56:57 GMT.
Fingers crossed The Tonight Show will release some Muppet guest spots from the 70's:insatiable:

In the mean time, here's a sample of the episode:
 
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Wow, that is awesome, but I probably will not buy it just for one episode.
 
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