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That Girl

Wishing You A Happy, Blunder-Free Thanksgiving

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.25.2014 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

One of the best parts of Thanksgiving for me is re-watching some of the classic holiday blunders that have been depicted on television. Whether dealing with the drama of in-laws or botching a traditional family recipe, these are some of my absolute favorite outrageous Thanksgiving blunders on TV.

Who's Afraid of That Girl?

Dr. Rebecca Kennedy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Dr. Rebecca Kennedy

If you're a millennial woman trying to navigate the hook-up scene, chances are that you know about That Girl. You try not to be like her, and you don't want guys to mistake you for her.

Famous People I Have Known - But Didn't Know It

Peggy Elliott | Posted 09.07.2013 | Entertainment
Peggy Elliott

I am looking at a picture of a very young Richard Dreyfus. It is a frame captured from an episode my partner, Ed Scharlach, and I wrote for the TV sitcom, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir in 1972.

I Heart Love, American Style, (But Not Exclusively)

Peggy Elliott | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Peggy Elliott

Between 1966 and 1976, I wrote over 150 television situation comedy and variety episodes, mostly with my partner, Ed Scharlach. I am often asked which show was my favorite, and it's not easy to answer.

Why I Don't Like Men With Facial Hair

Peggy Elliott | Posted 05.11.2013 | Fifty
Peggy Elliott

I am not attracted to men with facial hair. It's not really a phobia, though I confess I am somewhat ambivalent about both Santa Claus and Jesus. It is all because of my childhood Pediatrician - my parents called him a baby doctor - had a mustache exactly like Adolf Hitler's.

Could There Have Been 'Girls' Without 'That Girl'?

Peggy Elliott | Posted 04.22.2013 | Fifty
Peggy Elliott

'That Girl' was a pioneering concept. Bill Persky and Sam Denoff were the creators and shepherds, but Marlo shaped the direction, determined to create a role that was not a conventional girlfriend or wife -- a leading role, not a second fiddle and straight-woman.

Shelley Emling

Creator Of 'That Girl' On Marlo Thomas, Snooki And Today's Best Sitcom

HuffingtonPost.com | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.16.2012 | Fifty

During the Depression, you always left before the rent was due. There was no sense of holding on to things. I don't even know where my five Emmys are.

Marlo Thomas's Beverly Hills

Love Letters | Posted 07.09.2012 | Travel
Love Letters

Some houses had glamour, some had laughs, some had secrets and some had the worst of it. That was my neighborhood.

Marlo's Photo Galleries

Posted 07.17.2012 | Women

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Photo Memories From "That Girl"

Posted 11.19.2012 | Women

"That Girl" was a true original when it made its debut in 1966 -- a single woman on her own was unheard of on TV at the time. Here are some of my fav...

"That Girl" 45 Years Later -- Who Are the Game Changers This TV Season?

Marlo Thomas | Posted 11.26.2011 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Hard to believe now, but 45 years ago my character, Ann Marie, was the only girl in town. In this season's television lineup, there are nearly a dozen new shows starring bright, funny young women.

What is Marlo Thomas Up to Now?

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bruce Kluger

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Persky on Technology

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bruce Kluger

Permit me to share a wonderful piece by legendary writer-producer-director Bill Persky on modern technology. It appears in the today's edition of USA Today.