This fascinating 1974 clip from “The Mike Douglas Show” begins with capitalist/KISS member Gene Simmons threatening to eat the audience. He’s quickly put into place by comedian Totie Fields. (Fields died just four years after this interview took place.)
Totie Fields: Is your mother watching today? Wouldn’t it be nice if under this he was just a nice Jewish boy?
Gene Simmons: You should only know (giggles).
Totie Fields: I do. You can’t hide the hook.
Gene Simmons: (silence)