It simply was meant to be Merv Griffin hosted his first TV show at age 18 in San Francisco. Moving ever upwards from there, he went on to become one of the most popular TV guys ever. From 1962 through 1986, Merv hosted more than 5,500 shows and chatted with more than 25,000 guests. This special set includes interviews with the likes of Jack Benny, Robert F. Kennedy, Orson Welles, George Burns, Ingrid Bergman, Arnold Schwarzenegger and many more. Mmmmost interesting! 1962-86/color-b&w/5 hrs., 30 min/NR.