The Puppy Episode
The comedian's father and stepmom asked her to move out of the house because they worried about her influence on her stepsisters.
"It was like watching the Super Bowl."
"I’m Ellen and I’m gay. Twenty years ago I said that; it was a much bigger deal then."
My behind-the-scenes view of television's most famous coming-out story.
Winfrey recalled receiving hateful phone calls and letters after the episode, which brought in 42 million viewers, hit airwaves