Cult adult comedy about dreamer Martin Tupper, whose life is full of colourful characters. Divorced and living with his growing teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife, and constantly ... See full summary »
Kids show host Rainbow Randolph is fired in disgrace while his replacement, Sheldon Mopes, aka Smoochy the Rhino, finds himself a rising star. Unfortunately for Sheldon, the kid's TV business isn't all child's play.
Three estranged siblings are brought together once again at their father's funeral. His last will states that they must bond as a family via games thought up by their late father or they won't inherit the $23 million he has left them.
I was thinking about this really cool and quirky 50's based sitcom and am glad to see that I am not the only one that found this show hilarious! I was disappointed at how fast HBO pulled the plug on this show. ( On this note, I was also dismayed about Mind of the Married Man getting the ax as well.) Earl and Emmett were always getting into mischief that fit the day. One of my main memories of the show was the "carnival" that I believe Earl set up for a birthday. I remember Earl asking the "carnival" owner how he was so successful at these type of shows and him telling Earl, "I just bring out a pony, tie a monkey to a tree and see what happens." (Or something to that effect.) It floored me! I am old enough to remember a few cheesy carnivals in the late 60's, early 70's that weren't much more than what they described in the show. I also remember the "sickle and hammer" cake design and Earl accused of being a commie because he liked Russian vodka and they had some "great f'in borscht!" It really hit on the absurdity and innocence of the day. HBO dropped the ball in canceling this one.
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