The host for the episode is Charlene Tilton, and the musical guests are Todd Rundgren and Prince. The skits for this episode are as follows: Joe Piscopo covers a boxing match between Rocko Weineretto and Weindulah, both of whom are hand puppets. Joe gets dumped by Ann Risley, then becomes enraged when he finds out that she's been seeing Charles Rocket in secret. A record company spokesman pitches a new album of unlikely make-out music. Mr. Robinson introduces the folks in his neighborhood and receives a package from Mr. Speedy. For the Rocket Report, Charles takes host Charlene Tilton for a ride on the New York subways. A new production of Fiddler on the Roof features Stevie Wonder as Tevye. The Reagans make their daughter-in-law Doria sleep in the haunted Lincoln bedroom. Charlene vows to get even with Charles Rocket for two-timing her with Ann Risley, and Gilbert Gottfried vows to get even with Rocket for dating all the hosts and leaving him with nothing. Before a piano competition,... Written by
Jean-Marc Rocher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
The word "fuck" was said twice in this episode. In Prince
's performance of "Party Up", he sang the lyric "Fightin' war is such a fuckin' bore" and it went unnoticed at the time. But in the closing goodnight segment, Charles Rocket
clearly said "I'd like to know who the fuck did it." Rocket and executive producer Jean Doumanian
were fired after the next episode. See more
[the scene that got Charles Rocket fired from the show
Charlie, how are you feeling after you've been shot?
Oh, man, it's the first time I've been shot in my life. I'd like to know who the fuck did it.
Spoofs Fiddler on the Roof
Performed by Todd Rundgren See more