THE BUDDY SYSTEM -- Subbing for Piers Morgan, Regis Philbin welcomed longtime buddy David Letterman who dropped by the CNN chat show to schmooze for the full hour. They discussed their early careers, Regis's memorable interviews on Dave's show, and their mutual heart bypass surgeries. Then they demonstrated emergency heart attack protocol by giving each other mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
MARKETING MARAUDERS -- The decision by Macy's to institute a new marketing strategy stressing local needs and fashion tastes at their branches nationwide has paid off handsomely, with sales and average stock prices showing marked improvement. For instance, their designer flack jackets with built-in holster and knife scabbard are flying off the shelves at their South Central LA and inner-city Chicago stores.
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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE -- This sketch parody of soap operas starring Bob Hope, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Glenn Ford, and Anthony Geary was taped at NBC, Burbank in 1983. Liz appears in a parody of "General Hospital," her favorite soaper. Richard Burton was a surprise guest and was pressed into service as the "patient" when he stopped by the studio to pick up his wife for lunch.
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