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I wonder what Betty Buckley thought of Grant Goodeve's vocals on the Eight is Enough theme

and if she told him.

by Anonymousreply 7311/14/2013

Did he play on that song?! I wonder what she thought of Lani O'Grady, did she fuck her? Did she fuck Susan Richardson? Abby was a saint to kick it in that house with all those kids. Maybe she was there for the pussy.

by Anonymousreply 111/08/2013

He sang the theme. He was awful!!!

by Anonymousreply 211/08/2013

Dick Van Patten's balls touch the floor

by Anonymousreply 311/08/2013

She suggested he re-record it with a more strident, metallic tone.

by Anonymousreply 411/08/2013

[quote]Not everyone needs to sing their own theme song.

[quote]by: Linda Lavin

But it helps!

by Anonymousreply 511/08/2013

That song, and especially the singing of it, always went through me like a knife. But when you think about, did the song deserve any better? "There's a plate of homemade wishes on the kitchen windowsill." Whatever the ingredients were in those wishes, the kids didn't turn out so great.

by Anonymousreply 611/08/2013

It was better than the original bombastic theme song.

by Anonymousreply 711/08/2013

I thought he was just fine vocally.

by Anonymousreply 811/08/2013

Was there anyone else on the show who could sing? What choice did they have?

by Anonymousreply 911/08/2013

They spent their days like bright and shiny new dimes.

by Anonymousreply 1011/08/2013

Willie Aimes could sing.

by Anonymousreply 1111/08/2013

He couldn't act. R13

by Anonymousreply 1211/08/2013

Aames' bod did all the acting required.

by Anonymousreply 1311/08/2013

Joan Prather got John Travolta hooked on Scientology.

by Anonymousreply 1411/08/2013

Grant Goodeve is currently appearing in SCANA Energy commercials in this market. Makes me realize that Eight is Enough was on a LONG time ago.

by Anonymousreply 1511/08/2013

There'sh a plate of homemade shitballsh on the kitchen windowshill ...

by Anonymousreply 1611/08/2013

omg r18! Liza would never be so vulgar and she would always have an exclamation point after her name.

by Anonymousreply 1711/08/2013

Poor Nicholas.

by Anonymousreply 1811/08/2013

Not everyone needs to sing their theme song, but some most certainly should!

by Anonymousreply 1911/08/2013

Loved GG's hairy chest.

by Anonymousreply 2011/08/2013

Grant, Dianne, and Connie have aged well.

by Anonymousreply 2111/08/2013

did Grant play gay on Love Boat?

by Anonymousreply 2211/08/2013

I own this thread. And Christine Baranski is still a twat

by Anonymousreply 2311/09/2013

I remember that thread, Liza at R18. The thread title always made me laugh.

by Anonymousreply 2411/09/2013

Did Adam Rich ever follow through on his Playgirl spread?

by Anonymousreply 2511/09/2013

Wipe that smirk off your face, Norma.

by Anonymousreply 2611/09/2013

EiE preview

by Anonymousreply 2711/09/2013

Didn't she suggest that he rerecord it while wearing a catsuit?

by Anonymousreply 2811/10/2013

Adam Rich is a mirror 5'3" tall!

by Anonymousreply 3011/10/2013

Grant singing. he was one of my first gay crushes. I thought he was so fucking hot. He's especially dreamy in this clip

by Anonymousreply 3111/10/2013

Willie Aames and his package

by Anonymousreply 3211/10/2013

Grant really has aged well

by Anonymousreply 3311/10/2013

The family would often take their clothes off to compete in Battle of the Network Stars. Stills are for sale on eBay.

by Anonymousreply 3411/10/2013

It's a bit sad that GG is reduced to doing public works commercials, but he still looked hot to me.

by Anonymousreply 3511/10/2013

Grant was so dreamy. He really sent me!

by Anonymousreply 3611/10/2013

Grant wouldn't look too great without that full wig he wears.

by Anonymousreply 3711/10/2013

Where Are They Now?

by Anonymousreply 3811/10/2013

I just loved the way guys looked back then. Greg Evigan did the feathered hair the best.

by Anonymousreply 3911/10/2013

Parker Stevenson was second best.

by Anonymousreply 4011/10/2013

Are any of Connie's commercials on line?

by Anonymousreply 4111/10/2013

[quote]Grant really has aged well

Not in R17's link. He looks fucking embalmed.

by Anonymousreply 4211/10/2013

Parker Stephenson was never remotely attractive to me. He looked like a goofy doofball who just THOUGHT he was a hottie and pulled it off by sheer will alone. Horrible of me to say but he had a HORSE FACE. His eyes were too close together and he had those ginormous horse teeth. That sounds so bitchy but he always bugged me enormously back then because everybody (including, obviously, Kirstie Alley) lauded him as so sexy. WTF? Now, decades later, I can vent to total strangers! LOL

by Anonymousreply 4311/10/2013

[quote] Grant Goodeve is currently appearing in SCANA Energy commercials in this market. Makes me realize that Eight is Enough was on a LONG time ago.

He's got more wrinkles than Kirstie Alley's ass!

by Anonymousreply 4411/10/2013

r45, when I was a kid I never understood the appeal of Sean Cassidy. Parker Stevenson was the hot Hardy Boy to me.

by Anonymousreply 4511/10/2013

Betty Buckley was too good for this sorry show..

by Anonymousreply 4611/10/2013

At the time, I would have made him sing it in the nude.

by Anonymousreply 4711/10/2013

Betty Buckey tried to touch my no-no.

by Anonymousreply 4811/10/2013

Betty was younger than some of the kids when she started the show.

by Anonymousreply 4911/10/2013

Betty was the original Nora on Brothers and Sisters

by Anonymousreply 5011/10/2013

R52 The correct title is The Sally Field Programme!

by Anonymousreply 5111/10/2013

I still miss Sally's 10:41 meltdowns. Betty could never have pulled those off convincingly.

by Anonymousreply 5211/10/2013

Betty had absolutely nothing but disgust for the show. She prayed everyday for cancellation.

So it was shocking she agreed to be part of the 8 is enough reunion on The Today Show.

by Anonymousreply 5311/10/2013

When Diana Hyland died, they should have killed off both her character and Dick Van Patten character.

Have Grant move in to assume the 'father' role, and it would have been an early 'Party of Five' TV show.

by Anonymousreply 5411/10/2013

Me too R55. That show was over the top but I loved me some Nora Walker.

by Anonymousreply 5511/10/2013

I'm sure there were plenty of young gay men who wanted to call Grant Goodeve "Daddy."

by Anonymousreply 5611/10/2013

BOING! Thank you, R57, now go back to your room and commit suicide please.

by Anonymousreply 5711/10/2013

I thought that anyone and everyone involved with 8IE loathed Betty, except for Laurie Walters, thus the reason she wasn't asked to do the reunion movies. Betty said, I think it was in the 8IE True Hollywood Story, that she would've loved to have done them but that she was never asked. Yet, she did that Today reunion. I'd kill to see it, but it's not on youtube. Were her co-stars friendly toward her?

by Anonymousreply 5811/10/2013

First reunion movie she was filming 'Frantic' with Harrison Ford.

Second reunion movie she was on tour with her cabaret act.

by Anonymousreply 5911/10/2013

[quote] Yet, she did that Today reunion. I'd kill to see it, but it's not on youtube

Link below. You are welcome

by Anonymousreply 6011/10/2013

Betty's had Grayson McCouch's cock, and for that alone, I will be eternally jealous of that bitch.

by Anonymousreply 6111/10/2013

[quote] Betty's had Grayson McCouch's cock

Not mention countless stage hands...

by Anonymousreply 6211/10/2013

There's a plate of homemade shitballs on the kitchen window sill!!

by Anonymousreply 6311/10/2013

R62, pretty sure a TV movie would give plenty of notice for someone to shift cabaret tour dates.

by Anonymousreply 6411/10/2013

R57 It would have been better as van Patten as a single dad trying to deal with his crew.

by Anonymousreply 6611/10/2013

I had to look him up but kudos Betty. Kudos.

by Anonymousreply 6711/13/2013

Who was doing coke on the set?

by Anonymousreply 6811/13/2013

Thanks to whoever posted the Today reunion. I was shocked that Betty even acknowledges her time on show, much less talks positively about the experience. She said the first season she joined was rough, the remaining ones were a pleasure to do. She affectionately rubbed Connie Needham's leg when Connie talked about her ovarian cancer, which was a sweet touch.

by Anonymousreply 6911/13/2013

Connie seems like a sweetheart.

by Anonymousreply 7011/14/2013
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