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  • The episode is titled "Neil Simon's Lover's Retreat," which indicates that Shawn and Juliet's romantic getaway to a posh resort will be played for laughs — until they're robbed and a dead body is found at a nearby winery. ...

    Critic's Guide to Wednesday TV: Nearing the End of Survivor and X Factor

  • This is Neil Simon territory and appropriately the show has two set pieces worthy of Simon at his best.

    Michael Giltz: Theater: "Olive and the Bitter Herbs"

  • During the day, they wore baby diapers and spent hours in the window of my ground floor office on 65th Street and Central Park West, where many friends like Neil Simon and Mel Brooks would walk by just to visit the monkeys.

    Jay Weston: Do Monkeys Make Good Pets?

  • The FOO, Friends of Ogres Republican Party, responded to the blurry optimism with not one but two overly scripted political procedurals, as their rising stars, Paul Ryan and Michele Bachmann, stared variously into and nearby cameras spewing enough doom and gloom to make Arthur Miller look like Neil Simon.

    Will Durst: Boffo Smash or Miserable Flop?

  • But back to the Mark Twain Prize for Humor which, since Richard Pryor won it in 1998, has only been given to one writerly writer: Neil Simon in 2006.

    Mark Axelrod: The Mark Twain Prize for Humor? A Conundrum

  • You'll be reminded of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite as well.

    Rochelle Jewel Shapiro: Relatively Speaking: Three One-Act Comedies at the Brooks Atkinson Theater

  • When a series was proposed he declined, preferring to work with Cassavetes on Husbands and to return to the stage in Neil Simon's The Prisoner of Second Avenue.

    Peter Falk obituary

  • Gless has appeared twice before in London – in Stephen King's Misery and Neil Simon's Chapter Two – and admits that she takes off some of her clothes in this show, but also that it's "nothing that will scare you".

    This week's new theatre and dance

  • Your Show of Shows, written by a team of unknowns with names like Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Neil Simon, Imogene Coca and Allen Stewart Konigsberg -- a kid from Brooklyn who signed his checks Woody Allen -- was television's first great television show.

    Aaron Sorkin: Why the Sublime Schtick of Sid Caesar Still Matters

  • There, in that venerable West Village venue, paired with Dennis Boutsikaris, her co-star from the short lived production of Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs, she plays Juliana Smithton, a well-dressed scientist addressing a meeting of doctors in St. Thomas on the subject of pharmaceuticals who loses composure distracted by a girl in a yellow string bikini, a possible vision caused by a brain tumor.

    Regina Weinreich: The Other Place May Be Right Here


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