Did Howard come up with the whole "unplugged" idea or did Steve Allen?

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by BatmiteReturns, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. BatmiteReturns

    BatmiteReturns Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    5,463
    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2015
    Messages:
    1,069
    Likes Received:
    1,200
    I was always curious about this.

    Thanks.
     
  2. BarberFloyd

    BarberFloyd God Bless DuPont Chemicals Banned User

    Reputations:
    -3,847
    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2014
    Messages:
    1,645
    Likes Received:
    1,294
    I thought MTV did
     
  3. FishySausage

    FishySausage Original Nuttah VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    174,337
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2010
    Messages:
    14,276
    Likes Received:
    24,782
    Steve Dahl?
     
  4. sugarbear

    sugarbear Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    4,168
    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2014
    Messages:
    281
    Likes Received:
    707
    I'm pretty sure there is an Opie and Anthony rant about this and other things Howard claims to have invented. I think I heard it a few months ago, but I don't remember how old the clip on YouTube was.
     
  5. Tinman

    Tinman Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    88,487
    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2012
    Messages:
    7,213
    Likes Received:
    7,120
  6. BatmiteReturns

    BatmiteReturns Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    5,463
    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2015
    Messages:
    1,069
    Likes Received:
    1,200
    Well Howard's beef was he did it first and then MTV stole the idea.

    I didn't know if MTV (or whoever) did it first and Howard ripped it off.
     
  7. sugarbear

    sugarbear Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    4,168
    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2014
    Messages:
    281
    Likes Received:
    707
    I thought it would take longer to find...

    Howard Stern invented MTV Unplugged 1 of 2:


    Howard Stern invented MTV Unplugged 2 of 2:
     
    Honkey Donkey likes this.
  8. Limo Wreck

    Limo Wreck Aboard the great mothership Gold

    Reputations:
    103,768
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    8,885
    Likes Received:
    19,303
  9. Maklershed

    Maklershed Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    2,734
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    357
    Likes Received:
    699
    And also 'man on the street' bits.
     
  10. The Booey

    The Booey Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    135,144
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    12,645
    Likes Received:
    24,594
    Howard came up with first.


    Right after he came up with the idea that Harpo Marx never talk in the movies.