Guys, how’s this for a sure fire pick-up line?
Colin is a fine actress. You’ve seen her on many things I’m sure.
Recently you've seen her in THE GOOD WIFE, NURSE JACKIE, and GOSSIP GIRL. She’s been in
INDEPENDENCE DAY, THREE MEN AND A BABY, and SOMETHING WILD among other
features. In the late 80s and early 90s she was very hot in television.
She starred in such series as FOLEY SQUARE, LEG WORK, SIBS, and
first series was FOLEY SQUARE, a comedy that aired on CBS in 1985 right
after THE MARY SHOW, which was our series (and could have easily been
entitled FOLLY SQUARE). Neither show fared well and by early ’86 they were both cancelled.
forward a few months. I’m on vacation at the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa
Barbara. Hanging out at the pool. And I see Margaret Colin.
Actually, every guy saw Margaret Colin. On a scale of 1-10 she was a
At one point we’re both in the pool. I swim up to her and
with a panache that the Fonz himself would approve of, say, “Hi there.
Y’know, you and I have something in common.” She rolls her eyes.
Another schmuck. “What?” she asks warily.
I said, “You and I both killed Wednesday night for CBS”.
She was not expecting that. She laughed, I explained who I was and we had a nice chat bitching about the network.
few years later she starred in SIBS for ABC and I did punch-up for that
series. She told me that was the greatest pick-up line she had ever
heard (and I’m sure she’s heard many).
So fellas, as a public service I offer the line to you. Best of luck with it. Let me know how it goes.