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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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 »

Quotes

Al: Hey, Corky, what brings you around here?
Corky: I was wondering if I could borrow a box of smelly socks.
Al: What do you need smelly socks for?
Corky: Actually, it's more the box I need.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.79 (2011) See more »

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One of my favorite Saturday Morning TV shows.
27 August 1999 | by (Vernon, NJ) – See all my reviews

Why'd they take this show off the air. It was the'90's version of "Pee-wee's Playhouse". I am a very big "Weird Al" fan, and I was very disappointed when they took it off the air. I got the new "Weird Al" CD, and I get kind of upset when I listen to the show's theme song on the CD. They should put "The 'Weird Al' Show" back on TV.


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