In 1963 just three years after a report Allen and Rossi were shunning television the pair were happily at work on their television sitcom pilot. Hit or flop the team was eager to get to work with Garry Moore on their show.
“It’s not a gamble to have your own show on television,” says Marty, “because even if you lose, you win, suppose it goes on and it lays an egg. You’ve still gained, because for 13 weeks or 26 weeks a couple of million people have seen your face every week. They know you now.”