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Merv Griffin
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TV Personality
    (July 6, 1925-August 11, 2007)
    Lead singer with the Freddie Martin band
    Had a hit with 'I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts'
    Owned hotels (Beverly Hilton, Resorts)
    Owns a wine company Mount Mervillian (1985)
    Created and produces 'Wheel of Fortune' and 'Jeopardy'
    Game Show host of 'Keep Talking' and 'Play Your Hunch'
    Long running TV talk show host 'The Merv Griffin Show' (1962-September 5, 1987)
    It has long been rumored he is gay.
    Employee, Denny Terrio, of 'Dance Fever' sued him for sexual harassment.
    Eva Gabor was his (pretend?) girlfriend.
    He was a vegetarian.
    He hosted a local kiddie show 'The Lucky Duck Show!' in Miami. He disliked working with the show's star and did not really care for the kids, either.
    His wine, Mount Mervillian, is not for sale.
    His hit, 'I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts,' sold 3 million records, yet he only got $50.
    Although not seen throughout most of the movie, 'The Man With Two Brains,' his role was pivotal.
    He discovered and despite great controversy, promoted comedian Richard Pryor.
    When his talk show went from independent to CBS, he had Abbie Hoffman as a guest.
    Hoffman wore an American Flag shirt as a dissident and was graphically censored through out the show.
    Hoffman and Griffin pointed out American icon/patriot Roy Rogers wore an American Flag shirt and was never censored.
    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 57 Votes: 38.60% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 106 Votes: 49.06% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 92 Votes: 56.52% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 19 Votes: 89.47% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 25 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 20 Votes: 35.00% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 24 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 46 Votes: 65.22% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 46 Votes: 45.65% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 621 Votes: 43.48% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 121 Votes: 61.16% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 253 Votes: 55.34% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 303 Votes: 63.37% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 692 Votes: 64.88% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2179 Votes: 73.89% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 28923 Votes: 33.28% Annoying
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