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  • Gary David Goldberg, creator of ‘Family Ties,’ dies at 68

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 26, 2013 | 11:48 am

    Gary David Goldberg, the Emmy Award-winning writer-director-producer who created the iconic 1980s sitcom “Family Ties,” which made Michael J. Fox a star, as well as the semi-autobiographical CBS series “Brooklyn Bridge” — one of the most Jewish comedies ever to grace the small...

  • Gary David Goldberg, in memoriam

    June 24, 2013 | 2:06 pm

    There is popular culture that is explicitly Jewish, and there is popular culture that is implicitly so.

    “Family Ties,” the iconic 1980s show about onetime hippies grappling with their Republican preppie kid, was of the latter variety. I don’t remember explicit references...

  • Gary David Goldberg, creator of ‘Family Ties,’ dies at 68

    June 24, 2013 | 11:13 am

    [New York Times] Gary David Goldberg, a writer and producer who created warmhearted television shows, most notably “Family Ties,” a leading comedy of the 1980s that propelled Michael J. Fox to stardom, died Saturday at his home in Montecito, Calif. He was 68.

    The cause was brain...

  • Bob Saget: Clean-cut and filthy (uncensored version) [VIDEOS]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 14, 2008 | 2:40 am

    Bob Saget was pondering his status as comedy's reigning filth monger at a Santa Monica cafe recently.

    "You play a guy who's clean-cut and never curses for eight years, like I did on 'Full House,' and people think that's who you are," said Saget, who will be roasted on Comedy Central...