This series proved to be colossally expensive, far more so than intended, and was made under very difficult circumstances, without being a ratings hit. It was described by one commentator as "the 'Cleopatra' of television". Mel Torme wrote a fairly devastating memoir of his time on the show, although it was not published until after Judy Garland's death. See more
[to Jane Powell - after she comments on being a mother
Since you replaced me in "Royal Wedding," we've had millions of children.