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Salute Your Shorts (1991–1993)

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A group of kids at a summer camp, run by the heard-but-never-seen Dr. Kahn, form friendships as they spend time harassing buffoonish camp counselor Kevin "Ug" Lee.


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Series cast summary:
Kirk Baily ...
 Kevin 'Ug' Lee (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
Megan Berwick ...
 Z.Z. Ziff (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Eddie 'Donkeylips' Gelfen (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Telly Radford (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Sponge Harris (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
Heidi Lucas ...
 Dina Alexander (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Bobby Budnick (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
Steve Slavkin ...
 Dr. Kahn (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Michael Stein (13 episodes, 1991)


It's about seven kids at summer camp and all the things they do and about friends sticking with each other. While they try to out smart the counselor. Written by Angela Crawford

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1 June 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Салют шортам  »

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The name of the camp, Anawanna, is a slurred homophone of the phrase "I don't want to," as in: "Kid, how'd you like to go to summer camp this year?" with the muffled response "Anawanna." See more »


Telly: [while Budnick is in charge, he's forcing everyone to fill up the pool with a bucket brigade] Budnick, why don't you just go swim in the lake?
Bobby: Because fish fart in it!
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Greatest Show of My Childhood
2 February 2003 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the greatest shows ever aired in the history of television. First off, it starts at camp, which is always interesting. It was about a group of teenage campers facing everyday problems, at camp! The writing for the show was very creative, and it was very well acted. It seems like Nickelodeon is unable to air shows like this today because the crappy cartoons take up the whole schedule. I wish that Nickelodeon would just take one week and air episodes of "Salute Your Shorts," "Hey Dude," "Welcome Freshmen," "You Can't Do That On Television," "Nick Arcade," and "Wild and Crazy Kids." Maybe if these shows would air today, a new generation would be able to enjoy them. Ah, those were the days when you would come home from school and have these shows to look forward to. Too bad they've taken it away.

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