The Sport Jerks (1998– )

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Real-Life Childhood Buddies & Sports Enthusiast, Barry Donovan (Barry D.) and Tommy Tallarino (Tommy T.) travel the Countryside in their Winnebago, in search of Sporting Events, from the mainstream to the most obscure.

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Series cast summary:
Barry Donovan ...
 Barry D. (7 episodes, 1998)
 Tommy T. (7 episodes, 1998)


SportJerk: (sportjurk) n. 1. (Slang) any person possessing a passionate love and bizarre knowledge for any recreational activity; specif. a game, competition, etc... requiring bodily exertion. 2. (Colloq.) a way of life. "Charles Kuralt: "On the Road" meets "Wayne's World of Sports on Steroids". Written by Palmeri

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Release Date:

9 May 1998 (USA)  »

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$50,000 (estimated)

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1.33 : 1
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One of the first "Reality" television programs, as well as the first sports/entertainment show for Comedy Central. The only other reality programming airing at this time was MTV's "The Real World" and "Cops". The show blazed the way for numerous commercials, promos and future sports/entertainment reality programming based on a "fans" point of view. See more »


Referenced in Tosh.0: Force Field Master (2013) See more »

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