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Free Lunch - Just Another Day in LA

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Yesterday LAist was invited to watch a taping of The Florence Henderson Show on the AARP's new network, Retirement Living TV. It was a bonus that they shoot it on the same soundstage where they filmed I Love Lucy. Blogger Donna Lethal's presence was required for her sense of irony, incredible database of old Hollywood trivia, ability to spot someone famous at 20 yards, and long red hair that men find irresistible.

We watched the requisite video unveiling the new network and The Florence Henderson Show. I may not be in the demographic yet, but the clips were hilarious and somehow loveable. If college kids can get into The Golden Girls, they can get into this network.

We expected free lunch for the press along with a few moments of Florence doing a Q and A. We got all that and so much more. So much more.

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After the jump, listen in as we dish about the luncheon on the ride home...