The Dave Thomas Comedy Show (1990– )

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Summer variety show consisting of comedy sketches featuring SCTV writer Dave Thomas and many other SCTV and SNL regulars.

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Summer variety show consisting of comedy sketches featuring SCTV writer Dave Thomas and many other SCTV and SNL regulars.

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Highly Underrated
6 October 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

*The Dave Thomas Comedy Show* was an eclectic mixture of odd premises and celebrity impressions. I particularly enjoyed the movie in which Michael Caine (Thomas) is a passenger on an airplane that crashes, leaving him the only survivor, and still trapped in his seat. With the seat on his back, he travels the world battling evildoers and helping people. The high point was when he pushed the stewardess-summoning button and caused a stewardess to appear out of nowhere and bring him food. It was this sketch that pointed out to me that Caine will appear in just about anything. I also remember an Indiana Jones-esquire sketch in which Thomas is "tortured" by beautiful Nazi female officers with an overdose of pleasure.


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