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Dick Smothers Net Worth is $1 Million. Dick Smothers is Comedian | Actor | Musician | Composer. Dick Smothers Date of Birth is 1939-11-20. Dick Smothers Nickname is Richard Remick Smothers, Smothers, Dick, the Smothers Brothers. Dick Smothers Country is Governors Island.. Richard...

Dick Smothers Net Worth is $1 Million.

Dick Smothers Net Worth is $1 Million. Dick Smothers is Comedian | Actor | Musician | Composer. Dick Smothers Date of Birth is 1939-11-20. Dick Smothers Nickname is Richard Remick Smothers, Smothers, Dick, the Smothers Brothers. Dick Smothers Country is Governors Island. Richard Remick "Dick" Smothers is an American actor, comedian, composer and musician. He is best known for being half of the musical comedy team the Smothers Brothers, with his older brother Tom.
Smothers was born in New York City, the son of Ruth e Remick), a homemaker; and Thomas B. Smothers, an army officer who died a POW in April 1945. After moving to Southern California, Dick attended Verdugo Hills High School in Tujunga, California, and graduated from Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach, California, and later attended San Jos? State University then called San Jos? State College. At SJSC, Smothers participated as a distance runner for the track team Winter).
The Smothers Brothers have appeared on numerous television shows over the past three decades, including two shows of their own: The Smothers Brothers Show, a sit-com from 1965 to 1966; and The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, a variety show in 1967. Withou...
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50 Years Later, The Biting Satire Of 'The Smothers Brothers' Still Resonates

Tom and Dick Smothers came to CBS in 1967 not really intending to lead or support a revolution. They just got caught up in it — and they happened to have a network program, with some 30 million viewers, on which they criticized the war in Vietnam ...
Posted: February 10, 2017, 11:51 am

Political comedy on network TV

Perhaps the most well-known example is how president Johnson tried and later president Nixon succeeded in leaning on CBS management to can The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in 1969. Long before there was cable TV with its greater freedoms, Tom and Dick ...
Posted: May 12, 2017, 3:07 pm

'Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour' Premiered 50 Years Ago

Fifty years ago, the "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" changed television when it premiered on CBS Feb. 5, 1967. Brothers Tom and Dick Smothers had performed their mix of sibling rivalry comedy ("Mom liked you best!") and folk songs on TV through the 1960s.
Posted: February 3, 2017, 8:05 am

How to Be a New York Soccer Fan In Salt Lake City -- 2017 Edition

(As Dick Smothers would say, "That was not a compliment.") Salt Lake City has the most confusing street names I've ever seen. In place of numbered streets, such as "West 6th Street," they have "600 West," then divide them along the other access, so it ...
Posted: May 10, 2017, 8:46 pm

The Who spark an explosion on national television

As buttoned-down as its hosts appeared to be, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour came as close as any network program could in 1967 to being culturally and politically subversive. Tommy and Dick Smothers fought a running battle with CBS during their show ...
Posted: September 16, 2013, 9:12 pm
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