Amy Poehler interviews 'Facts Of Life' Writer Irma Kalish For 'Smart Girls At The Party' Series (VIDEO)

03/29/2013 12:59 pm ET

In the next installment of Amy Poehler's winning online interview series "Smart Girls at the Party," Poehler gets positively giddy interviewing an idol: Irma Kalish, who became the first woman to be made producer (and eventually executive producer) of a television series with her work on Good Times. She was also the head writer of 227, executive producer of The Facts of Life, and a writer on dozens of other now-classic comedies that were appointment viewing in the Poehler household, including All in the Family, The Bob Newhart Show, I Dream of Jeannie, The Love Boat, and Maude. Vulture has your first look at the interview, which includes this exchange about Poehler's favorite comedy, All in the Family: "Were the actors nice?" "The actors were nice ... " "You hesitated — who was your favorite?" "Norman Lear was my favorite." Don't forget to stay for the dance party.

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