Sctv Golden Classics

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Return to Melonville with the new public television special SCTV Golden Classics featuring some of the most hilarious skits from the legendary sketch comedy television series, starring John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Rick Moranis, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, and Dave Thomas. Launched in 1976, the Emmy Award-winning SCTV, or Second City Television, followed the exploits of an aspiring fictional television station, led by Owner and President Guy Caballero (Flaherty), and the inimitable personalities who starred in its local programs. Spoofing TV programming staples like game shows, talk shows and film shows, famous sketches featured in SCTV Golden Classics include "The Great White North" with Canadian brothers Bob (Moranis) and Doug (Thomas) McKenzie; "Monster Chiller Horror Theatre" Host Count Floyd (Flaherty) previewing "Dr. Tongue's 3D House of Stewardesses" starring mad scientist Dr. Tongue (Candy) and hunch-backed servant Bruno (Levy); hillbillies Big Jim McBob (Flaherty) and Billy Sol Hurok's (Candy) "Farm Film Report" blowing up Neil Sedaka (Levy); and parodies of Jeopardy! ("High Q with Alex Trebel" with Levy as host), The Merv Griffin Show and The Dick Cavett Show, both featuring Moranis as host. Laugh-out-loud celebrity impersonations and musical numbers include Candy as Pavorotti in a chewing gum ad; Levy as Perry Como singing disco hits; O'Hara as Katherine Hepburn and washed-up singer/actress Lola Heatherton; Martin as Ethel Merman and Indira Gandhi; Short as Jerry Lewis and pointy-haired nerd Ed Grimley; Leutonian polka stars The Happy Wanderers featuring the Shmenge Brothers (Candy and Levy); and barbershop-style vocal group 5 Neat Guys (Candy, Flaherty, Levy, Thomas, and Moranis) singing their neatest hits "She Does It," "Who Brought the Egg Salad Sandwiches" and more.

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