CBS Honoring Garry Marshall on The Odd Couple
By Kimberly Burke
CBS will honor Garry Marshall on THE ODD COUPLE broadcast on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 9:30p.m.-10:00p.m. ET/PT. In the episode, Oscar carries out his father's final wishes to spread his ashes behind the candy factory Walter once owned.
"The writing staff and everyone on THE ODD COUPLE reboot was thrilled when Garry Marshall joined us as a producer because his shows were part of our TV DNA," said executive producer Bob Daily. "He was a kind, generous presence on the set, and we loved him dearly. And when we lost him, we knew we had to do something to honor his
legacy – something that, like Garry's work, was both heartfelt and zany. We are so grateful that the stars of these classic shows are able to join us in honoring him."
Garry Marshall developed and executive produced the original series "THE ODD COUPLE" and served as executive consultant when CBS rebooted with Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon as Oscar Madison and Felix Unger. This evening's episode will pull actors from several
of Garry Marshall's creations. Ron Howard, Marion Ross, Anson Williams and Donny Most from Happy Days, Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams from Laverne and Shirley, Pam Dawber from Mork & Mindy will be making appearances in the tribute episode.
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