11 episodes

"Over My Dead Body" is the ultimate talk show featuring the most interesting and compelling people who ever lived. The fact that our guests are dead doesn't stop them from sharing details about their life and giving us their take on current events.

See for yourself why legendary TV producer Norman Lear says, "...this is the best idea for a comedy series that I can remember. It's absolutely hilarious." Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/omdbtv/support

Over My Dead Body Steven Kunes

    • Comedy
    • 4.5 • 13 Ratings

"Over My Dead Body" is the ultimate talk show featuring the most interesting and compelling people who ever lived. The fact that our guests are dead doesn't stop them from sharing details about their life and giving us their take on current events.

See for yourself why legendary TV producer Norman Lear says, "...this is the best idea for a comedy series that I can remember. It's absolutely hilarious." Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/omdbtv/support

    Exclusive Interview With "Over My Dead Body" Creator Steven Kunes

    Exclusive Interview With "Over My Dead Body" Creator Steven Kunes

    This interview is part of the Writers on Writing Oral History Collection, produced by the Writers Guild of America, and features executive producer Steven Kunes, who talks about his four-decade career in Hollywood, writing and producing network TV comedy series, and the creation of "Over My Dead Body,” a show that legendary TV producer Norman Lear calls, “...the best idea for a comedy series that I can remember. It’s absolutely hilarious.”

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    • 55 min
    “Howard Cosell: I Never Played The Game!”

    “Howard Cosell: I Never Played The Game!”

    Howard Cosell has been called the greatest TV sportscaster of all time by everybody who has ever seen him, whether he was calling a heavyweight boxing championship or during his many years hosting Monday Night Football. In his first interview since his death in 1995, Cosell shares with listeners his thoughts on his storied career, his friendship with Muhammed Ali, and how not playing the game made him the greatest player of all. Howard Cosell tells it like it is, in an “Over My Dead Body” exclusive interview!
    See for yourself why legendary TV producer Norman Lear says, “...this is the best idea for a comedy series that I can remember. It’s absolutely hilarious.”

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    • 22 min
    “Mark Twain: The Reports Of My Death Are Greatly Exaggerated!”

    “Mark Twain: The Reports Of My Death Are Greatly Exaggerated!”

    Mark Twain has arguably been called the greatest American author, and in his first interview since his death in 1910, it’s not hard to see why. Twain wrote such classics as Life on the Mississippi and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- and is responsible for some of the wittiest one-liners in recorded history. Travel with Mr. Twain and our executive producer, Steven Kunes, as we go over this literary icon’s past and get his take on current events. An "Over My Dead Body" exclusive interview!

    See for yourself why legendary TV producer Norman Lear says, “...this is the best idea for a comedy series that I can remember. It’s absolutely hilarious.”


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    • 27 min
    “Phyllis Diller: Goodnight, I Love You!”

    “Phyllis Diller: Goodnight, I Love You!”

    As a housewife and mother of five, and with a husband whose ass was fused to the sofa, Phyllis Diller took her show on the road, frustrations and all, and at age 37 embarked on a stand-up comedy career that would make her a legend. She paved the way for other female comics such as Joan Rivers, Roseanne Barr and Ellen DeGeneres. With self-deprecating humor and boasts of her many plastic surgeries, Phyllis Diller earned a place in our hearts forever. In the first interview since her death in 2012, Ms. Diller offers us an overview of her life, gives us her take on current events, and provides viewers a glimpse of what she’s working on now. An “Over My Dead Body” exclusive!

    See for yourself why legendary TV producer Norman Lear says, “...this is the best idea for a comedy series that I can remember. It’s absolutely hilarious.”


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    • 30 min
    "Julia Child: Bon Appetit!"

    "Julia Child: Bon Appetit!"

    Legendary French chef and American TV icon Julia Child returns from a 16-year "hiatus" to share highlights from her amazing life.  From humble beginnings in Pasadena to her days as a purported spy with the OSS...then to a love affair with Paul Child which led young Julia to France where she fell in love with French cooking and brought it with her back to America, we get a rare glimpse of this special woman in her own words, as well as her take on current events, and of course, a few secret recipes! An "Over My Dead Body" exclusive interview!

    See for yourself why legendary TV producer Norman Lear says, “...this is the best idea for a comedy series that I can remember. It’s absolutely hilarious.”


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    • 21 min
    "Tupac Shakur: Exclusive Interview!"

    "Tupac Shakur: Exclusive Interview!"

    It has been 24 years since famed rapper Tupac Shakur left us for that recording studio in the sky. But he hasn’t missed a beat when it comes to keeping up with news in today’s troubled world. In the first interview since his death in 1996, Mr. Shakur talks about his childhood, how he developed into a music legend, his almost being cast in “Forrest Gump” -- and he shows us that the more things change, the more they remain the same. An “Over My Dead Body” exclusive!

    See for yourself why legendary TV producer Norman Lear says, “...this is the best idea for a comedy series that I can remember. It’s absolutely hilarious.”


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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Gabepants ,

Funny and Smart!

A very entertaining and charming look into those we've lost. I love history and celebrities and this is a great mix of the two!

Sachne K. ,

This show is hilarious!

Try to make it through even two minutes of “Over My Dead Body” without laughing out loud. I dare you. This show will go on forever. What a great idea and so well executed. Bravo!

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