Originally Posted by tmack4
Really? I had heard that Cleavon Little was the original choice for Lamont.
Barnard Hughes and Paul Sorvino were supposedley the original choices for Fred and Lamont before the producers decided to cast black actors in the roles.
"It's the way things are. A big tree falls and a new one grows right out of the same ground. Old animals die and young ones take their places. Even people step aside when it's time."
(R.G. Armstrong as the Contractor in The Twilight Zone episode "Nothing in the Dark")