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The Dana Carvey Show 

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Riffs on pop culture, politics and even the show's own sponsors.
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...  Various Characters / ... 8 episodes, 1996
...  Various Characters / ... 8 episodes, 1996
...  Various Characters / ... 8 episodes, 1996
...  Various Characters / ... 8 episodes, 1996
...  Various Characters / ... 8 episodes, 1996
...  Various Characters / ... 7 episodes, 1996
...  Performer 5 episodes, 1996
Jim Fagan ...  Announcer 5 episodes, 1996
Peggy Shay ...  Grandma the Clown / ... 4 episodes, 1996
...  Various Characters / ... 3 episodes, 1996
...  O.J. Simpson / ... 2 episodes, 1996
...  Various Characters 2 episodes, 1996
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A Saturday Night Live alum, Dana Carvey brings his talent for sketch comedy to his own show with "The Dana Carvey Show." Not afraid to be lewd, crude, shrewd, or sophisticated, Dana Carvey and his team (mostly talented unknowns) embark upon a quest to lampoon the President, their sponsors, C-SPAN, and pop culture with their inventive and wacky skits. Written by Sam Hayes <gshayes@mail.gwi.net>

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Brace yourself for the most outrageous comedy show of the year!

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12 March 1996 (USA)  »

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The series aired on ABC but was taped at the CBS Broadcast Center. As a joke, the announcer in the opening credits says "From the ABC Broadcast Center". See more »

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Put this show on DVD!
14 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the funniest shows of the 1990s. Its a travesty ABC canceled it after six episodes. I can't think of a comedy program better suited for release on DVD. This was the first TV showcase for the brilliant talents like Stephen Colbert (The Daily Show), Steve Carell (Bruce Almighty), Robert Smigel (Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog) and Heather Morgan. Along with "The Ben Stiller Show" and "Freaks and Geeks," its the funniest '90s show canceled during its first season. We want it on DVD!


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