Michael Talks To Oprah (February 10,1993) -(1)
This 90-minute interview was broadcast LIVE around the world from Michael's Neverland Valley Ranch in California on February 10, 1993. The live telecast attracted 85 million viewers in the United States alone, and was the 4th most watched TV event in history. It was the most successful ABC entertainment special ever.
Oprah: You're invited to Michael Jackson's house...four minutes from now.
[Cut to clips of Michael as people make remarks:]
Boy: He's like famous. He dances good. And when he was a little boy he was singing so cool.
Young woman: I grew up with his music and I think he is extremely talented.
Man: This kid does a little bit of everything. He's just so different, so unique in his style.
Boy: His thing is his music. O.K. He's just himself, you know?
Young man: People would die for him. You see all those pictures of people crying and trampling over each other just to get a glimpse of him.
Young man: I think he is the ultimate live performer.
Lady: I don't know how he can dance like that.
Child: He's a great singer. I just love him.
Man: He's a genius.
Boy: He's the King of Pop.
Man: The man is just tremendous. And I am in my seventies and I love him, so you can imagine what my teenagers do.
Man: He's always been the greatest in my book.
Woman: I think he's a gift, you know, to people who love music.
Young man: I just wish that he would just kinda take down his walls and show the world who he really is.