Jetman

Superhero comic-strip character of successful cartoonist Dick Hollister (Richard Benjamin) that was turned into a TV program of the same name on the sitcom HE & SHE/CBS/1967-70.

Chosen to play Jetman on this show-within-a-show was an arrogant, egotistical actor named Oscar North (Jack Cassidy). Oscar’s attempts at molding the character more to his own liking was a constant headache to Dick Hollister who supervised/wrote the weekly scripts.

Advertisements
About

Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Superhero

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: