Billy also appeared on a 1971 episode of Celebrity Bowling paired with Dick Martin against John Schuck & Michael Ansara. Within Reach: An Inspirational Journey into the Life Legacy and Influence of Billy Barty was produced by Barty's nephew Michael Copeland and Michael's wife Debra. In 1991 Barty was the subject of a punk rock song called "Lou's in the House" recorded by The Squids.
Billy Barty (October 25 1924 – December 23 2000) was an American film actor. During the 1950s he became a TV star appearing regularly in the Spike Jones ensemble. In adult life he stood three feet nine inches and because of his short stature he was often cast in movies and television episodes as outspoken or wisecracking characters playing opposite taller performers.