I just want to tell you good luck. We’re all counting on you.
Audio for Terry’s 1993 interview with Leslie Nielsen is now up. Enjoy!
Lt. Frank Drebin: That's the red-light district. I wonder why Savage is hanging around down there.
Captain Ed Hocken: Sex, Frank?
Lt. Frank Drebin: Uh, no, not right now, Ed.
Today, we remember Leslie Nielsen. Here he is, in a 1993 interview on Fresh Air, talking about the film that catapulted him into comedy: “When I read the [Airplane!] script I knew exactly what they were after. It was the greatest break of my life, in a sense, that I ended up working with people who spotted me for being the closet comedian that I was.”