A talk show hosted by the famous (at the time) puppet Madame, voiced by Wayland Flowers. The format of the show was similar to most other talk shows of the day, with interviews, comedy ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Wayland Flowers ...
 Madame (51 episodes, 1982)
Susan Tolsky ...
 Bernadette Van Gilder / ... (51 episodes, 1982)
Johnny Haymer ...
 Walter Pinkerton / ... (51 episodes, 1982)
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 Sara Joy Pitts (51 episodes, 1982)
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 Buzzy St. James / ... (24 episodes, 1982)
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A talk show hosted by the famous (at the time) puppet Madame, voiced by Wayland Flowers. The format of the show was similar to most other talk shows of the day, with interviews, comedy monologues and various other segments. The main difference of this show, though, was that while most other hosts tried to be polite and inviting toward their guests, Madame was well-known for her sharp-tongue and cutting put-downs. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Madame: Ladies, are you tired of keeping your traps shut when your old man screws up real bad? Do you have to try to be in control of your temper when he does something so stupid even you can't believe it? Are you fed-up with being the nice quiet little wife when he can be a dumb loud-mouth oaf of a husband any time he pleases? If you answer yes to any of these questions, it's time you ordered your very own Inflatible Husband Doll. Yes folks, this wintery little doll will just sit there and look ...
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Danger!! Death Ray (1995) See more »

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Madame's Place Theme
By Michael K. Miller, Monica Riordan, and Alan Satchwell
Music by Dan Foliart and Howard Pearl
Sung by Denise De Caro
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Sublime
16 January 2002 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I can't believe this show has been forgotten. It had (it still has - on the shelf) a sublime, unique brand of humor - ribald and gentle, never insulting. So many people could learn about TRUE humor from it. It also had a great optimism. Memory fades. I don't remember anything specific, except the great style, good cheer and camp, and my never missing an episode and being in awe of it. Why must great things always be relegated to oblivion? Kent Skov's "Mad Movies" also met with public indifference.


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