| Breaking rules on early cable with a charming neurotic interviewing other charming neurotics
I miss this show. I found it and Charles Grodin unique. Like another person said, you would never know what rant he would go on or weather he would cross a line. But he was often profound and always sincere. Never a hint of someone playing a character for our benefit. His honest compassion mixed with what seemed a thoughtful east coast Jewish neuroticism made him funny and enlightening all at the same time. When he had a guest on, if my memory still functions adequately, he could be gracious demanding thoughtful or combative. But I always felt that what encompassed all this was a smart man with a natural charisma that said "watch and listen to me. I'm talking to you and we're having a good time.