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Homer's Voice 'Spells' Out History of 'Charlie's Angels'

Dan Castellaneta, (search) who provides the voice of Homer Simpson (search) on "The Simpsons," has been cast as TV mogul Aaron Spelling (search) in NBC's movie about "Charlie's Angels," (search) one of Spelling's best-known creations.

For the part, Castellaneta will don Spelling's signature turtleneck for "Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' " - the show dubbed "jiggle TV" by critics during its run in the mid-'70s.

The movie will focus on the show's tumultuous first season, and is slated to air sometime next year.

"Charlie's Angels" (1976-81) originally starred Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett and Jaclyn Smith. Later cast members included Cheryl Ladd, Shelly Hack and Tanya Roberts.

The ABC series followed the adventures of three sexy private detectives who worked for an unseen boss named Charlie - but the show's single greatest selling point was sex.

Critics derided "Charlie's Angels" as "massage parlor television" and "voyeurism" (which incidentally are huge elements in many shows today) - but that only added to the show's huge ratings and turned its stars, especially Fawcett, into sex symbols.