Q&A

Q: Why isn't Richard Moll still doing things? He was always the best part of "Night Court," so I assumed he'd be getting roles forever.

Well, you weren't wrong. It's just the type of roles that have been giving him a profile problem. Richard Moll was a fan favorite as Bull Shannon in all nine seasons of "Night Court." The always-serious but good-hearted Bull was never a lead character, but he often got the best lines. That sort of role in a smash-hit sitcom can be an acto...

Q: I'm really enjoying that Netflix show "Dead to Me," particularly the actress who plays Judy. Can you tell me what else she's done?

I can barely scratch the surface. We have been fortunate to watch Linda Cardellini grow up before our eyes, but that means she has an extensive list of roles on her resume, both in teen movies and shows and now in much more grown-up fare. Highlights from her younger period include playing Velma in the live-action "Scooby-Doo" movies in 2002 an...

Q: They're making a "Game of Thrones" sequel series, right? What can you tell me about it?

Yes, and I can tell you quite a lot, fortunately. It's not that HBO is suddenly being generous with details after years of being stingy. But given that the "Game of Thrones" prequel show (or shows, perhaps) will take place in a fantasy universe that's already been built in the original, small details say a lot. For example, I can tell you for ...