The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley (1988–1989)

TV Series  |  TV-Y7  |   |  Animation, Family, Comedy
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 173 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 4 critic

The adventures of comedian Martin Short's greatest sketch character.

0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

TV
a list of 988 titles
created 29 Sep 2012
 
a list of 414 titles
created 23 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 14 titles
created 09 Sep 2013
 
a list of 29 titles
created 2 days ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley (1988–1989)

The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley (1988–1989) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1988  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Beetlejuice (1989–1991)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Loosely based on the film of the same name, this show features Beetlejuice, a wild ghost from the "Neitherworld," and his mortal best friend, a young girl named Lydia.

Stars: Stephen Ouimette, Alyson Court, Tabitha St. Germain
Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie 1999)
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The wizards behind The Odyssey (1997) and Merlin (1998) combine Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" into a two-hour special that just gets curiouser and curiouser.

Director: Nick Willing
Stars: Tina Majorino, Whoopi Goldberg, Robbie Coltrane
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A New Yorker suddenly learns he has a thirteen-year-old son who's been raised in the jungle. He brings the boy to New York city, and that's where the fun starts.

Director: John Pasquin
Stars: Tim Allen, Martin Short, JoBeth Williams
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A young boy and a bunch of misfit friends embark on a quest to find a dark magic item of ultimate power before a diabolical tyrant can.

Directors: Ted Berman, Richard Rich
Stars: Grant Bardsley, Freddie Jones, Susan Sheridan
Frosty the Snowman (TV Movie 1969)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Jackie Vernon, Billy De Wolfe, Jimmy Durante
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Ed Grimley / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
...
 Count Floyd (13 episodes, 1988)
...
 Mrs. Freebus (13 episodes, 1988)
...
 Miss Malone (13 episodes, 1988)
...
 Roger Gustav / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
Edit

Storyline

Ed Grimley is the ultimate nerd, devoted to Count Floyd and playing his triangle. This show shows his adventures as well as the typically pathetic shows of Count Floyd. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-Y7
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 September 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Las locas Aventuras y Desventuras de Ed Grimley  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This series is the only Saturday morning cartoon adaptation of a SCTV (1976) or Saturday Night Live (1975) character. See more »

Quotes

Emile Gustav: Hello. My name is Emile.
Roger Gustav: And I'm Roger. We're the Amazing Gustav Brothers.
Emile Gustav: We tackle any topic...
Roger Gustav: immense...
Emile Gustav: or microscopic... inspect it and dissect it to discover what is true.
Roger Gustav: Principles we speculate...
Emile Gustav: theories we investigate...
Roger Gustav: Analyze!
Emile Gustav: Hypothesize!
Emile GustavRoger Gustav: And explain it all to yoooouuuuuu!
See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Saturday Night Live (1975) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Made Saturday Mornings worth being up for again
19 October 2007 | by (Topeka,Kansas,USA) – See all my reviews

This show was released when I was junior in high school,and by that age,Saturday Morning 'toons and shows(with maybe the exception of "Pee Wee's Playhouse",a show I personally wasn't all that keen on)were something you didn't frequent anymore(assuming you ever did)and if you did(actually found myself watching "Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future" somewhat regularly back then),you didn't really admit to. But my familiarity with Martin Short(at that time almost entirely based on his short stint on SNL and his movie career to that point)was what lured me back into unabashed Saturday morning viewing and,I must say(!!)it was quite a treat!

Fusing Short's Ed Grimley character--a guy who is absolutely WAY too intensely emotional about pretty much everything--with some other staples of SCTV(where the character originated) such as "Count Floyd's Scary Stories" and some inspired Hanna Barbera animation,this show was enough eye candy and silliness for younger kids(read:ages 5 thru 10) and scattered with enough adult humor to amuse older "kids". The added contributions of SCTV mates Joe Flaherty,Catherine O'Hara,Andrea Martin and Dave Thomas as well as comedic Hall-of-Famer Jonathan Winters made this about as well-rounded a show as possible. Alas,NBC didn't see the response to the show it wanted to see and thus quietly escorted this show off the air after one season. Here's rooting for a DVD release of this show to be forthcoming.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
When is this going to be available on DVD? landa-2
So what about on VHS? You got it?? rmattkorey
Ed Grimley is showing on Boomerang on weekends 2:30 A.M. Central Time heckallen
any luck? anyone? rodali
Animation Cels from Title Sequence available toonwife

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?