Sketch comedy show, similar to Saturday Night Live but nowhere near as successful. Ran one season. Guests included John Candy.

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Lorne Michaels
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Complete series cast summary:
Valri Bromfield ...  Various / ... 9 episodes, 1984
Buck Henry ...  Various / ... 9 episodes, 1984
Maura Moynihan Maura Moynihan ...  Various / ... 9 episodes, 1984
Dave Thomas ...  Various Characters / ... 9 episodes, 1984
Maggie Wheeler ...  Various / ... 9 episodes, 1984
John Candy ...  Various / ... 6 episodes, 1984
Jeff Goldblum ...  Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1984
J.D. Smith J.D. Smith ...  Various 5 episodes, 1984
Catherine O'Hara ...  Various / ... 4 episodes, 1984
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Sketch comedy show, similar to Saturday Night Live but nowhere near as successful. Ran one season. Guests included John Candy.

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English

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6 January 1984 (USA) See more »

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Great show
8 February 2005 | by johnmaxmenaSee all my reviews

I remember loving this show. The Jetson blooper reel was very funny.

John Candy played a owner of a food repair shop. A guy comes in with a pretzel that lost its salt. Candy tells him the man hours to replace each salt grain would make it cost to much to fix.

Carrie Fisher plays a woman frighten by phone calls asking who is watching the baby? The police call back and say the calls are coming from in the house. She scrambles to the baby's room to find the baby making the threatening calls.

The Quaid brothers did a bit playing two rednecks getting excited to talk to the "Dirty Lady" on phone. It was very funny.

I would like to see this on DVD. Or comedy central.


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