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The Bob Crane Show: Reloaded

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United States

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This podcast, hosted by Eric Senich and based on 'Bob Crane: The Definitive Biography' (2015), explores the life and times of the late radio personality and Hogan's Heroes star Bob Crane. For more about Eric Senich, visit http://i95rock.com/author/ericsenich/ For more about Bob Crane, his biography, and our campaign for his induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame, visit http://vote4bobcrane.org/

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English

Contact:

609-617-0104


Episodes

011. 'The Bob Crane Show' Interview Collection: Del Moore

8/28/2017
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'The Bob Crane Show' Interview Collection will feature a different celebrity interview from Bob Crane's KNX radio show (c. 1961-1965). This episode is a little different in that Bob is being interviewed by comedian, actor, and radio host Del Moore. Bob sent this interview on a reel-to-reel tape to his cousin and Eric's father, Jim Senich, in the 1960s. We are happy to present Del Moore's interview with Bob Crane in this episode. © Carol Ford and Eric Senich All rights reserved. No part of...

Duration: 00:35:18


010. From Radio to Acting: Bob Crane’s Leap into Show Business

8/19/2017
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In this episode, we take a look at how Bob Crane got his start as an actor, tracing his acting career back to 1953 in Bridgeport, CT, and through the early 1960s. © Carol Ford and Eric Senich All rights reserved. No part of this podcast may be reproduced without written permission. Music used in this episode: Lobo Loco — “Pianoman Is Not Sam” Lee Rosevere — “Under Suspicion” Ted Weems and His Orchestra — “Covered Wagon Days” Circus Marcus —“Prface d’une Journe Ordinaire” Sergey...

Duration: 00:29:13


09. 'The Bob Crane Show' Interview Collection: Rod Serling [The Twilight Zone]

8/8/2017
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'The Bob Crane Show' Interview Collection will feature a different celebrity interview from Bob Crane's KNX radio show (c. 1961-1965). We are happy to present Bob Crane’s KNX interview with Rod Serling in this episode. This interview was owned by Bob Crane, has been made available through the gracious generosity of Robert Scott Crane, and is used with permission. © Carol Ford and Eric Senich All rights reserved. No part of this podcast may be reproduced without written permission. Music...

Duration: 00:38:28


08. Family Matters: Bob Crane and His Senich Relatives [NHTV Interview]

7/31/2017
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On July 20, 2017, Eric Senich and Carol Ford were interviewed by Bill Dillane on NHTV, North Haven, CT. They discussed Bob Crane, Eric's family relation to Bob, and Bob's extensive work in radio. This episode presents the audio version of that television interview. For the video, visit NHTV.com. NHTV Interview with Eric Senich and Carol Ford © Bill Dillane and used with permission. The Bob Crane Show: Reloaded © Carol Ford and Eric Senich All rights reserved. No part of this podcast may be...

Duration: 00:32:05


07. Connecticut’s Drummer Boy: Bob Crane’s Early Years

7/13/2017
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Bob Crane was born on July 13, 1928, in Waterbury, Connecticut, and spent his growing up years in Stamford, Connecticut. In this episode, we travel back to a time when circumstances weren’t always easy but daily life was simpler. We get to know Bob Crane as a child and teenager, and when he first started playing his beloved drums. © Carol Ford and Eric Senich All rights reserved. No part of this podcast may be reproduced without written permission. Music used in this episode: Special...

Duration: 00:30:01


06. Bob Crane's Unsolved Murder: A Proper Perspective

6/27/2017
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June 29, 2017, marks the 39th anniversary of Bob Crane's unsolved murder. But Bob was more than just a murder victim, more than Colonel Hogan, and more than a media headline. In this episode, host Eric Senich, who is the son of Bob's cousin Jim Senich, discusses how Bob's murder has had a lasting impact on his immediate family. © Carol Ford and Eric Senich All rights reserved. No part of this podcast may be reproduced without written permission. Music used in this episode: Kai Engel —...

Duration: 00:08:59


05. ‘Hogan’s Heroes’: The Captivation of a TV Hero

6/18/2017
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In this episode, we take you on a First Class tour behind the scenes of Stalag 13! With the help of series insiders, we shine light on Bob Crane’s performance as Colonel Hogan, and the cast and crew's daily life on the set. Future episodes will continue our in-depth discussion of ‘Hogan’s Heroes,’ including cast changes, how the series evolved over its six-year run, and its personal impact on Bob Crane. *Note: Reports of Bob's combined income between KNX and The Donna Reed Show vary...

Duration: 00:30:25


04. 'The Bob Crane Show' Interview Collection: Jerry Lewis

5/31/2017
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'The Bob Crane Show' Interview Collection will feature a different celebrity interview from Bob Crane's KNX radio show (c. 1961-1965). We are happy to present portions of Bob Crane’s KNX interview(s) with Jerry Lewis in this episode. This interview was owned by Bob Crane and has been made available through the gracious generosity of Robert Scott Crane and is used with permission. © Carol Ford and Eric Senich All rights reserved. No part of this podcast may be reproduced without written...

Duration: 00:19:47


03. Bob Crane: The Essence of a Radio Genius – Part II

5/22/2017
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In Part 2 of this two-part episode, we discuss Bob Crane's early radio career, following him to WLIZ and WICC in Bridgeport, CT (1951-1956). © Carol Ford and Eric Senich All rights reserved. No part of this podcast may be reproduced without written permission. Music used in this episode: Cory Gray — "String Jam" James Joshua Otto — "Revelation" Dexter Britain — "Seven" | "Happy Together" | "Late Mornings" | "Chasing Time" | "Losing Love" | "The Time to Run (Finale)" Blueberry —...

Duration: 00:26:16


02. Bob Crane: The Essence of a Radio Genius – Part I

5/12/2017
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In this first part of a two-part episode, we take you back to the very beginning of Bob Crane's radio career, which started at WLEA in Hornell, New York, in 1950. We discuss the origins of his radio show and its early evolution prior to his work at WLIZ/WICC in Bridgeport, Connecticut. © Carol Ford and Eric Senich All rights reserved. No part of this podcast may be reproduced without written permission. Music used in this episode: Scott Gratton - "Forward Motion" | "How It Fades" Outro -...

Duration: 00:20:06


01. Colonel Hogan: The Role Bob Crane Was Born To Play

4/27/2017
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In this episode, we discuss the origins of Hogan's Heroes, its controversies, how Bob Crane was cast as Colonel Hogan, and what Bob thought of the controversies associated with the series. © Carol Ford and Eric Senich All rights reserved. No part of this podcast may be reproduced without written permission. Music used in this episode: Cory Gray — "Piano Anticipation1" Lobo Loco — "Dreamy Village Wedding" | "Maritime People" Dexter Britain — "The Time To Run" The United States Army Old...

Duration: 00:24:36