Among the many interviews David conducted for his look at the evolution of TV’s Platinum Age
, he talked with another David, Larry, about the genre of “Splitcoms” — situation comedies like Seinfeld
that are set half in the lead character’s home... But before all that, he was cast in the 1980-82 ABC late-night comedy series Fridays.
One recurring bit, a character named Solly Mullins, was a temp worker who showed up to all sorts of preposterous gigs, like standing in for John Lennon who does not show up for a world-wide Beatles reunion...