Doug and the "Anipals" introduce animated segments, short videos and other wacky clips. Meanwhile, the other 'Anipal' puppets go on wacky adventures through the city.

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Doug Dale ...
 Doug the Host / ... (8 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Fogey / ... (8 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Chickie / ... (8 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Hojo (8 episodes, 2000-2001)
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In this spin-off of the TV Funhouse cartoons on SNL, our host Doug (Doug Dale) hosts a show on a set that resembles Blue's Clues if it wasn't computerized. He picks a theme for the day (Caveman Day, Western Day, Spaceman Day, Mexicans Day) and encourages his "Anipals" (His animal puppets) to do stuff for the day that corresponds with the theme. Of course, they never do and get themselves in crazy situations like going to a Tijuanese Bordello and Doug is stuck on the set all alone. There's also Robert Smigel cartoons and mock-educational films! Written by Me

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According to Robert Smigel on Reddit, the show was canceled for budget reasons due to working overtime. See more »

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Doug: Lots of great things have come from the jungle, like monkey hand ashtrays, elephant leg umbrella holders, and jazz.
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Referenced in Tosh.0: Phil Davison (2011) See more »

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Don't let the puppet animals fool you
15 January 2001 | by (Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

If you are sitting at home with your young son or daughter and happen to land on this show while changing channels, dont stop!! This is not for them!! Aside from that warning, this show is hilarious!! The plot of the show revolves around the Anipals and their wacky adventures absent of the shows host Doug, who stays back at the house and has adventures of his own. I recommend taping this show on video or TIVO so you can go back and catch the little things that you may have missed.


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