The Merv Griffin Show is widely considered one of the premier talk shows in the history of television. Hosted by the charming and intelligent Merv Griffin, this groundbreaking show was known for in-depth inter views with celebrities and newsmakers, innovative stand-up comedy and stellar musical performances. Over the course of it's run from 1962 to 1986, the show garnered 10 Emmy Awards and welcomed more than 25,000 guests, including many of the most important names in the fields of entertainment, politics, music, art, sports, fashion and literature. This 4-disc retrospective celebrating the enduring legacy of The Merv Griffin Show is packed with 14 classic episodes from the 1980s, over 2 hours of bonus extras, and features more than 80 guest stars. This material, unseen for decades, has been newly transferred from recently discovered master tapes making for a spectacular viewing and listening experience.