FACE IT: A Different Kind of Emmy Snub

August 26, 2014 10:04 PM

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There are many things to complain about regarding the Emmy Awards: the show's predictability, the surprising un-funniness of people like Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon, the "music" of Al Yankevich, Julia Roberts' "its about me" incoherence, Lena Dunham's dress. One thing most everyone agreed worked well was Billy Crystal's heartfelt tribute to Robin William. So let me be a grouch for a moment and point out that while I agree it was moving, it was one third of what could have been an amazing segment.

Robin Williams burst into our consciousness on television, and remained a popular talk and variety show guest even when he moved on to features films. But Mork and Mindy was only on for a few seasons, and I would argue that two other performers, whose faces were shown in the Memorial segment, were e...

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