Clip: Season 28 Episode 1 | 1m 34s
A look at composer Marvin Hamlisch's parents, professional accordionist Max Hamlisch and "helicopter mother" Lilly Hamlisch, told through family home movies and humorous accounts from his cousin, Paul Kushner.
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