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Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy (1978)

Steve Martin's first network special for NBC. The show is half concert footage (shot at the Universal Amphitheatre in LA) and half sketches. Sketches include: Martin as "Turtle Boy," ... See full summary »

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Steve Martin's first network special for NBC. The show is half concert footage (shot at the Universal Amphitheatre in LA) and half sketches. Sketches include: Martin as "Turtle Boy," rodeo-riding a giant turtle; Martin hosting a variety show, on which Johnny Cash discusses his research in astronomy; and Martin five years later as a drunken bum. Written by Chucklehead

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Steve Martin: [as Scoutmaster] This is fun, isn't it, kids? Sitting outdoors, roasting a watermelon over an open fire.
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