We're contemplating doing an Inventory on people, places and things that we can never look at the same way after The Simpsons had their way with them. Who can look at Jimmy Carter these days and see anything other than history's greatest monster? Or see Paint Your Wagon as anything other than a movie about tuneful wagon-painting? They should have had him play both roles.
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SCTV: Cast List Of The Canadian 'Saturday Night Live'
It was created as an offshoot from Toronto 's Second City troupe. It is an example of a Canadian show that moved successfully to American TV. The show's premise is the broadcast day of a fictitious TV station later network in the town of Melonville. Melonville's location is left unspecified; the very earliest episodes imply it is in Canada, but most later episodes place it in the US.
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Some hosts were there to confer their hipness on the show and its humor; some, like Desi Arnaz, provided a link to early television and a shot of nostalgia for the Boomers in the audience; at least one or two, such as Ron Nesson, and probably Raquel Welch, were invited aboard with malice aforethought. ABC first put him on in the morning, then decided that his show was too sophisticated for a morning audience and put him on in prime time for one summer, before moving him to late night. I suspect that Cavett always wished that vulgarity, at least, came a little easier to him. Cavett had actually tried his hand at standup comedy before breaking into TV as a joke writer for Jack Paar. The worst parts of his ABC talk shows tended to be those introductory segments when he would try to function as a Carson-style comedian-host, reeling off jokes and trying to weave them into a monologue.
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