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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Series cast summary:
 Himself / ... (13 episodes, 1997)
 Show Announcer / ... (13 episodes, 1997)
 The Hooded Avenger / ... (12 episodes, 1997)
 'Channel Hopping' Announcer / ... (8 episodes, 1997)
Gary LeRoi Gray ...
 Bobby / ... (7 episodes, 1997)
 Papa Boolie / ... (7 episodes, 1997)
 Val Brentwood - Gal Spy / ... (7 episodes, 1997)
 Cousin Corky / ... (7 episodes, 1997)


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 <>

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Family | Comedy | Musical





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13 August 1997 (USA)  »

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(13 episodes)

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The show's theme song contains the lyrics, "Well, the very next year he met a dental hygienist with a spatula tattooed on her arm." This is a double-edged reference to UHF (1989) where Al's girlfriend was a dental hygienist played, and in which a "Spatula City" skit/ad also appears. See more »


Announcer: If you thought there were no more natural disasters left to make a movie about, you thought wrong. 60% Chance of Rain, the most horrifying new movie of the season. The weather got out of hand.
Mayor: We can't go starting a panic, not during tourist season!
Announcer: Only one man had the courage.
Deputy Al: Mr. Mayor, I don't care what happens to your tourist season! Someone needs to tell these people that they might need a jacket!
Announcer: To bring Mother Nature to her knees...
Deputy Al: C'mon, people, let's go! Everybody in the rec room! ...
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.79 (2011) See more »

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The Weird Al Show is weird thats for sure but in a good way.
7 July 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Weird Al Yankovics TV show is a good comedy that if you can get your hands on a copy you should definitely watch as it has lots of scenes that had me in stitches(for example The "Grass is green" segment is so funny.)The show is about the daily life of Al and he has many adventures where at the end he learns a responsibility. The funniest bits in the show are bits from T.V or mini movies he puts on. The show has bits where it is just stupid but most of it is very funny and really quite entertaining. Overall I rate this movie pretty high even though it is not the best nor funniest show in the world it is good for quite a few chuckles so I rate it a pretty solid 73% and I hope they make more episodes one day.

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