When You Actually Needed Talent to be on TV: A Look Back at “Star Search”

The other day, I found myself watching a Full House re-run where Joey was sad because he had made a deal with himself that in ten years, he’d be famous. The decade mark was fast approaching, and he still lived in his best friend’s basement. Fear not, because the Tanners sent in a tape to Star Search and Joey was chosen to be on the show. It hit me when they showed Ed McMahon: I had completely forgotten that I used to adore Star Search, and despite having no talents to showcase, wanted to be on it sooooo bad.  Read More When You Actually Needed Talent to be on TV: A Look Back at “Star Search”