'Odd Couple' veteran Garry Marshall lends hand to CBS reboot

February 19, 2015 4:23 PM

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When he started working on "The Odd Couple" in 1970, Garry Marshall got an earful from executives at ABC. They were worried that viewers might get the wrong idea from a comedy series about two divorced and bickering middle-aged men living together in an apartment.

"The network said, 'The people are going to think they're gay, so bring in lots of girls!' " Marshall, now 80 and a veteran Hollywood hit maker, said during a recent interview in his office at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank, where snapshots of his family and his colorful history in show business pape...

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