7.7/10
102
1 critic

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 »

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith, including Saturday's live event.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Steve Martin's second NBC special was done entirely in sketches. Highlights include: Marty Robbins' "El Paso" with monkeys; "The Death of Socrates;" and "Bizarre Oddities of the World."

Director: Joseph Cates
Stars: Steve Martin, Marty Allen, Richard Deacon
On Location (TV Series 1976)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: George Carlin, Shelley Berman, Totie Fields
The Jerk, Too (TV Movie 1984)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

Navin Johnson sets out to travel to Los Angeles to attend the wedding of his pen pal, Marie, but is sidetracked by the leader of a gang of hobos who takes him to Las Vegas when learning of Navin's skill at playing cards.

Director: Michael Schultz
Stars: Mark Blankfield, Ray Walston, Robert Sampson
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Film noir parody with a detective uncovering a sinister plot. Characters from real noirs appear as scenes from various films are intercut.

Director: Carl Reiner
Stars: Steve Martin, Rachel Ward, Alan Ladd
Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (TV Special 1981)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Steve Martin's fourth NBC special.

Directors: Dave Wilson, Eric Idle
Stars: Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Steve Martin's third NBC special.

Director: Walter C. Miller
Stars: Steve Martin, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Gayle Crofoot
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Himself / Various
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Maryedith Burrell
...
Himself
David Dozer
Joy Garrett
Zale Kessler
Tom Lillard
...
Turtle Ranch Boss
Anna Rodzianko
...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 November 1978 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The sketches were filmed without a laugh track. See more »

Quotes

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

Connections

Featured in The Winds of Whoopie (1983) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?