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 (26 episodes, 1991-1992)
Megan Berwick ...
 Z.Z. Ziff (26 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Eddie 'Donkeylips' Gelfen (26 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Telly Radford (26 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Sponge Harris (26 episodes, 1991-1992)
Heidi Lucas ...
 Dina Alexander (26 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Bobby Budnick (26 episodes, 1991-1992)
Steve Slavkin ...
 Dr. Kahn (26 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Michael Stein (13 episodes, 1991)
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 Ronnie Pinsky (13 episodes, 1991-1992)
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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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The season 2 budget went up From $100,0000 per episode To $150,0000 per episode because of new contracts. See more »

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Michael Stein: Sponge! This is Ug's private stereo, are you sure everything is hooked up all right?
Sponge Harris: My IQ is in the top 99th percentile.
Michael Stein: Look, sponge if anything happens to Ug's equipment, I'm dead.
Sponge Harris: Just... just turn it on.
Michael Stein: You said everything was going to be all right! What happened?
Sponge Harris: I was wrong. It's little things like this that keep me out of the 100th percentile.
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Referenced in Parks and Recreation: Ben's Parents (2012) See more »

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Memorable show about summer camp...
7 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Salute Your Shorts" (SYS) began with all the stereotypical characters. It became something else entirely. With inspired mayhem like a visit from Ug's horrific niece to a capture the flag game gone "Apocalypse Now," SYS is a sister show to "Hey Dude" - somewhat realistic, but always funny. The use of classical music (such as Tchaichovsky's "Marche Slave") as a soundtrack in many places gives the show a nice ironic, surreal feel that current Nick comedies sorely lack.

Fave Eps

Capture the Flag - Very cool spoofs of many war movies. Go Donkey Lips and ZeeZee!

Wrestling Team - Seeing Donkey Lips and Sponge trying to make the team is hilarious and heartwarming, too.

A night at the movies - A change of setting means cinema based hilarity.


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