Clever development notes

From a memo sent to the writers of the TV series My Favorite Martian: "Please change the dialogue on page 14--a Martian wouldn't say that".


"Can you make the Rabbi less Jewish?"

To cop-turned-writer Joseph Wambaugh, re his script: "Regards scene on page 38--we don't think cops really talk that way, please correct."

"Re The Fred Astaire Special- too much dancing."

Quotes from "A Martian Wouldn't Say That", Diane L. Robinson and Leonard B. Stern