What's on Al TV? BBC-2 features "Mummy & Daddy." A news reporter panics when he learns that Babe Ruth still walks the earth. Weird Al parodies "La Bamba." A cold medicine commercial goes awry. Camp Superfun is only for people in cartoon-animal costumes. Alex Trebek hawks the Know-it-all Correspondence School... Weird Al is especially interested in the correspondence school. The Hooded Avenger answers all of Bobby the Inquisitive Boy's annoying questions. Al wants to be that smart, too, and orders the sum total of all human knowledge, which includes books on twentieth-century Belgian philosophers, advanced geometry, astral projection and martial arts mastery in 30 seconds. 30 seconds? Al quickly learns you can't learn anything that quickly. But should Al feel inferior? Only he knows what to do when Harvey the Wonder Hamster chokes on a peanut butter pizza. He's been studying the National Rodent Society's Official Hamster Maintenance Manual. Meanwhile, Bobby watches the educational film... Written by
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The commentary for this episode tells that Seth McFarlane promoted the Family Guy characters to the show, but they didn't think CBS would go for it. "We could have been the 'Tracy Ullman Show' for Family Guy," said Al. See more
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Lyrics by 'Weird Al' Yankovic
Performed by 'Weird Al' Yankovic See more