The brothers met Turner when their older brother Jay became a distributor for Turner's Koscot cosmetics company. By the early s, after a year of community college, they were training other salespeople for the company. The lawsuit for alleged "outrageous conduct causing severe emotional distress" names Good Samaritan as well as the anesthesiologist for the surgery, Dr. Do your homework before painting or sealing cool deck. The half-hour program was airing in 30 cities around the country, including Los Angeles, before the Rices sold it in the early s. John Rice died November 5, from complications of injuries when he broke his leg coming out of a Palm Beach bank.
Self-confident and well-spoken, the 3-foot men were peerless testimonials for Turner's mind-over-matter philosophies.
When the end came and Turner's businesses collapsed, the Rice brothers ended up living in Turner's turreted boathouse. Now even Orkin does it. They had approached a local exterminator, Hulett Environmental Services, to advertise on the program but Hulett couldn't afford to produce its own commercials. He was scheduled for surgery and died as they started the anesthesia. By the early s, after a year of community college, they were training other salespeople for the company.