Mar 15, 2010

Yma Dream

Yes, this was apparently the inspiration for Letterman's awkward "Uma, Oprah" joke at the Oscars. Incidentally, it also marked the beginning of the Mel Brooks/Thomas Meehan partnership; Meehan, who had originally written it as a New Yorker piece, was hired to write this version for Anne Bancroft's 1970 TV special.

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