“We just sat there looking at each other. And he’s like enraged, like some crazy guy . . . his face is all frothing and everything. So I said, ‘Come on, chicken [expletive]! You gonna use it or what? What? Come on!'”
— Farrah Fawcett on the time she faced down a New York City robber who threatened her with a screwdriver in 1983. You’ll want to listen all the way to the end: Wonder if she ever worked with that assistant again. The late star told the story in a 1994 interview with TV Guide — newly animated as part of PBS Digital Studios’ delightful “Blank on Blank” series — to illustrate the moment she realized she had reserves of strength that belied her glitzy “Charlie’s Angels” image.