At the height of her popularity, Erma Bombeck's syndicated column appeared in 900 newspapers, reaching 30 million readers. Erma Bombeck: A Legacy of Laughter celebrates one of America’s best loved humorists. The documentary features recollections of Bombeck's family and friends along with photographs and rare home movies. Phil Donahue, family friend and host of the award-winning talk show The Phil Donahue Show, narrates. Erma Bombeck: A Legacy of Laughter was produced by ThinkTV. Major funding for the program was provided by the University of Dayton and Andrews McMeel Universal.