Talk-show parody featuring obese host Jiminy Glick, who usually knows nothing about his guests and hurls veiled insults at them during his interviews.
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »
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 Jiminy Glick / ... (30 episodes, 2001-2003)
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 Adrien Van Voorhees (30 episodes, 2001-2003)
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 Ladislof (30 episodes, 2001-2003)
Jackie Stevens ...
 Ronette (30 episodes, 2001-2003)
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 Zoltan (18 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Carole - Guitarist / ... (17 episodes, 2001-2003)
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Jiminy Glick, a character first introduced on the The Martin Short Show now has his own show. His gross incompetence and clueless confidence shine in conversations with various celebrities. There's also an opening monologue with Glick that usually involves his bandleader Adrien VanVoorhees (Michael McKean), plus commercial and movie parodies featuring other characters. Written by Anonymous

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If you think you know Hollywood... You don't know GLICK!

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Comedy | Music

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TV-14
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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Jan Hooks , who plays Jiminy Glick's wife Dixie, previously guest starred on Martin Short's short running series The Martin Short Show (1994) See more »

Quotes

Janeane Garofalo: [Jiminy is fidgeting and adjusting into odd seating positions] Are you alright?
Jiminy Glick: Yes. It's one of the advantages of only having one ball.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of every episode before the credits roll, Jiminy Glick is always in a steam room with his first guest he had on that show. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Tosh.0: Crystal Light Dancers (Reunion) (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Joy Ride
(uncredited)
Music by Jack Coles
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C'mon, we all know Glick is Merv Griffin.
25 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I was a kid, a broadcast of SCTV would only get my attention if Martin Short was the guy on the screen. Even today my tastes have not wavered. The only reason I am thinking of getting TEVO is so that I can punch in Martin's name and take in a month's worth of his talent when nobody is there to bother me.

Martin Short is without a doubt the funniest human being who has ever lived. His Jiminy Glick character is especially funny, and obviously so "inside" most people don't even get it...or do they?

Martin Short is the only heterosexual man who can make Bette Davis and Katherine Hepburn impersonations funny for us straight men. Please don't take this as a homophobic view, rather, it is testament to Short's incredible talent. He's just funnier than a conventional drag queen or a female impersonator. He does what he does, and his straight audience laughs because it's funny, while his gay audience falls off their chairs because it's so hilariously campy and cruel.

Today I watched an episode of Primetime Jiminy and watched Short do a reenactment of Sal Mineo's murder with marionettes. Imagine that...a famous gay murder played out with cheap puppets -- it was so patently gay, yet only a small percent of those watching (and laughing) would understand how horribly and morbidly funny it really was.

C'mon, we all know Jiminy Glick is Merv Griffin -- it's so beyond funny because Martin Short is essentially a straight drag queen.

Thanks, Damien


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