Martin Short interviews celebrities with some Sketch Comedy on the side.




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2000   1999  
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Series cast summary:
 Himself - Host (63 episodes, 1999-2000)


Martin Short interviews celebrities with some Sketch Comedy on the side.

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Comedy | Talk-Show





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13 September 1999 (USA)  »

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El show de Martin Short  »

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Michael McKean was the show's bandleader. He even portrayed various characters on it. Also, Annette O'Toole and him guested on one of the episodes. See more »


Spin-off Primetime Glick (2001) See more »

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Could be better.
24 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

When I heard Martin Short was getting another chance at a talk show, I was overjoyed. I love Martin Short, and almost everything he had been in. But this is a disappointment. I couldn't believe what I was seeing while watching this. I know Martin Short is famous for his mile long slapstick, but it gets to a point where it is just plain annoying.

Also, he makes too many inside jokes. I seem to get them fine, and when I watch with friends, I'll start snickering, and they end up asking, "What's so funny."

The show is also very bland. I think by now everyone has seen Martin and his band parading around in his underwear, so PUT YOUR CLOSE BACK ON! And while your at it, cut down on the slapstick, and write some jokes other people who are not into Short can get.

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