The Weird Al Show (1997–1998)

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The basic plot of this show was that Weird Al was coming to you from a split-level cave twenty miles below the surface of the earth, along with his pet, Harvey The Wonder Hamster. Each show... See full summary »

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 Himself / ... (13 episodes, 1997)
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 Show Announcer / ... (13 episodes, 1997)
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 The Hooded Avenger / ... (12 episodes, 1997)
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 'Channel Hopping' Announcer / ... (8 episodes, 1997)
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 Papa Boolie / ... (7 episodes, 1997)
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 Val Brentwood - Gal Spy / ... (7 episodes, 1997)
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 Cousin Corky / ... (7 episodes, 1997)
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The basic plot of this show was that Weird Al was coming to you from a split-level cave twenty miles below the surface of the earth, along with his pet, Harvey The Wonder Hamster. Each show would have a rather loose plot around which strange and weird things would happen. Written by Jonathan D. H. Parshall <parshall@citcom.net>

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According to Weird Al Yankovic, when the show was hiring writers, a young Seth MacFarlane approached the network with the original blueprints for Family Guy, hoping to turn it into a series of animated segments for the show. Had he been hired, The Weird Al Show would have been to Family Guy what The Tracy Ullman Show was to The Simpsons. See more »

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Hooded Avenger: Say, Al, what do you want to do today?
Al: Well, we could pour maple syrup all over the rug and then lick it off...
Val Brentwood: Nah, we did that yesterday.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.79 (2011) See more »

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Great show
25 January 2002 | by (Kentucky, USA) – See all my reviews

The reason I watched this show is because I'm a huge fan of Weird Al Yankovic. I think it would be cool if Nicklodeon aired reruns of this show. If this show ever comes back on and if your a big fan of Weird Al Yankovic then this is the show for you. I know I liked it.


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