Sunday, October 21, 2007
The Dean Martin Show with guests Don Adams and Don Rickles 10/25/07 Footage Offline
Don and Don were both stand-up comics and best of friends. Rickles was a regular guest star on Get Smart and Don was a regular at Rickles' gigs. Both played the big rooms in Vegas in the sixties. However, unlike Rickles, Don Adams despised performing in front of a live audience. He continued to do it after the success of Get Smart because the money was suddenly so good. However, as you can read in this piece, he tended to phone his Vegas gigs in - stealing material from other comedians.