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You may remember him best as Skippy from Family Ties, but since those days playing Michael J. Fox's best friend, Marc Price has had a long career as a stand-up comic and producer. He chats with Peter about his most famous role, and his recent projects.
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Its Beyond Complicated: Stressed out for the Holidays
The Holidays are here and the stress levels are rising! Peter talks Hanukkah, Anna talks Christmas sweaters, and awe all learn the right way to keep a New Year's Resolution. Plus - visits from Dr. Scott, comedian Doug Alemda, and Marc Price from Family Ties.
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Its Beyond Complicated: Marc Price
Marc Price, best known to many as "Skippy", Michael J. Fox's sidekick on NBC's 80's mega-hit Family Ties. These days, he's a stand-up comic & TV producer. Peter talks to him about the sitcom days, comedy and more in this funny conversation
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Marc Price
Marc Price is co-executive producer and creator of "Green Collar Comedy", a one-hour special on Showtime that lets the environmental movement show its sense of humor while delivering a vital message (Premiered Earth Day, April 22nd, 2010). His past production credits include executive producing 65 episodes of "National Lampoon's Funny Money" for GSN and 2 one-hour "Comedians Unleashed" specials for Animal Planet. He also produced and directed Food Network's first hidden-camera comedy special, "You're Cooked!", featuring Todd Glass. Marc was also producer/developer/originator of "Star Dates", the popular reality dating show that ran for two seasons on E! Starting as a standup comedian and actor in childhood, Marc guest-starred on "Archie Bunker's Place" and "One Day At A Time". He broke out as a star playing "Skippy" on the hit 1980s NBC sitcom "Family Ties" opposite Michael J. Fox and Meredith Baxter. He went on to gain valuable production experience while hosting 150 episodes of Disney Channel's "Teen Win, Lose or Draw" for Stone/Stanley Productions. He also starred in several feature films, including "Trick or Treat" with Ozzy Osbourne and Touchstone's "The Rescue" with Kevin Dillon. Further developing as a producer, Marc executive produced his own special for The Disney Channel and produced segments for "Real TV", "Ricki Lake" and "Inside Edition". He also wrote, produced, and starred in "The Midnight Hour", a late-night talk show for CBS. He co-created and developed the sitcom "Some Like It Hotter" while on a deal at Ron Howard's Imagine TV; wrote, produced, and co-hosted "Athens On Location From Sprint" at the Greece Summer 2004 Olympics for NBC; and produced Endemol's live series "Midnight Money Madness" for TBS in 2006. As a stand-up Marc has opened for Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld and toured with Carrot Top and Weird Al Yankovic. He performed at the first "Comic Relief" on HBO. Marc is touring the US with Playboy Playmate Julie McCullough from Growing Pains, on the Beauty and the Dweeb Tour. They have appeared to rave reviews in Las Vegas, Reno, and Florida. While maintaining a busy producing and performing schedule, Marc has also made forays into new media, co-creating and managing the comedy website www.iJoke.com with legendary Improv owner Budd Friedman. He also produces online video for Reuters TV.

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