On Story

Norman Lear - A Retrospective

Season 6 Episode 2 | 26m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

Perhaps one of the most influential contributors to the landscape of situational comedies and progressive writing in Hollywood, Norman Lear transformed a genre known for play-it-safe humor into a platform for how Americans experience social issues. In this week’s On Story, Lear remembers a few of his favorite episodes and how he created some of the most beloved characters in the history of tv.

Aired: 04/15/16

Rating: NR

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