"I'm proudest of the fact that I fell in step with an audience taste-level that I knew how to judge and deliver for consistently. It wasn't a one-shot, it wasn't a lucky this or a that. It's a consistent body of work that has some symmetry to it in terms of why it worked and how it worked."
About This Interview
In his four-and-a-half-hour Archive interview, writer/producer Glen A. Larson (1937-2014) talks about his early years as member of the popular musical act The Four Preps. He discusses being an NBC page and recalls his transition to television writing and production. He speaks of becoming a story editor and producer on It Takes a Thief, writing for McCloud and creating Alias Smith and Jones and The Six Million Dollar Man. Larson also talks of creating B.J. and the Bear, Lobo, Battlestar Galactica, Quincy, M.E., Magnum P.I. and Knight Rider. He comments on the importance of theme songs, and recalls his work on Manimal and Trauma Center. Lee Goldberg conducted the interview in Woodland Hills, CA on February 5, 2009.