In an attempt to relate to the new rock audience, WKRP books an up and coming British hoodlum rock band called "Scum of the Earth" to play in Cincinnati. Things get crazy when the staff discovers the band members are out-of-control on and off the air and eventually threaten to not perform. Incidentally, the difference between hoodlum rock and punk rock??? Punk rockers dress deplorably and don't physically attack their audience. Written by
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The real-life rock group Detective performed the music for the fictional band "Scum of the Earth" in the episode "Hoodlum Rock". See more
There are no sounds for most of the instruments seen on stage. See more
[the three members of Scum of the Earth have entered the dressing room, where Andy, Johnny and Venus are waiting for them
I suppose you've heard that the three of us have decided that we're not going on this evening.
[going toe to toe with the band
Right. The three of us have decided that the three of you ARE going on this evening.
[Everyone looks at Johnny
Johnny 'Dr. Fever' Caravella
Rock and Roll.
[joins Andy and Venus