After a couple of rehearsals, Mort positioned himself at the “video assist” monitor so he could see what the film camera sees. I was off to the side taking notes. Mort called “Action!” And that’s when the trouble began.
We shot the spot, cleaned Soupy up, went to the studio kitchen for lunch, and there we decided that the big finish wasn't big enough.
"Jon, we've been given an assignment that's an exact match for your particular talents. We're sending you around the country to campaign for Big Boy." I could only think of one word: Oy!