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Old 06-27-2011, 03:10 AM   #1
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or am I just dreaming it?
It was a pilot for a Norman Lear series that aired in,I think, the summer of 1977 on either CBS or ABC. It was about a trio of ex-vaudeville song-and-dance men who; without realizing it; sold their soul to the devil. I think 2 of them were played by Harold Gould and Mickey Rooney.

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the Clampetts are in a fancy Beverly Hills jewelry store.

Granny: "How much fer one o' them red diamonds?"
clerk: "Madam, those are rubies."
Granny: "OK ask her kin we buy one offa her."
clerk: " The ruby I am talking about is not a lady."
Granny: "Lissen, how she got them diamonds is her business. I'm just sayin' ask her kin we buy one from her."
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That's the pilot for Year At The Top, which did eventually go to series (briefly) after an extensive retooling. Paul Shaffer and Greg Evigan were in the final version that ran for five episodes in the summer of '77.
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