Fun fact: my dad met Lorne Greene and got his autograph. My grandma used to clean Hubert Humphrey’s house in Minnesota, and he always let her bring her kids over. Lorne was a friend of his, and my dad got to meet him. We have pictures of Humphrey and Greene standing together in front of the house.
“Michael came from a family that was not functional. It was a dysfunctional family. And he bore the scars of that. He was a wonderful, very handsome young man and a great athlete. But psychologically he had been wounded, he had been scarred.
And the most marvellous thing in the world to watch was scenes between him and Lorne Greene: the compassion and the understanding and the love.
You know on a motion picture and television set the crew has seen everything in the world, right? And yet they were struck silent by the relationship that developed between these two.
# you take that back you ugly snot nose peasant who isn’t good enough to walk on ponderosa dirt I otta throw you off a cliff except Id let Hoss throw ya cuz he can throw farther than I can and I don’t care that I’m wrinkling your new spiffy jacket cuz actually wrinkles suit you better and my hair is way better than yours if i ever see your face around here again I’m gonna really tell you off …..