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Celebrity Deathmatch 

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Celebrities duel it out in a wrestling ring, the first one who dies loses.
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Series cast summary:
Maurice Schlafer Maurice Schlafer ...  Johnny Gomez 78 episodes, 1998-2002
Len Maxwell Len Maxwell ...  Nick Diamond / ... 78 episodes, 1998-2002
Mills Lane Mills Lane ...  Mills Lane / ... 76 episodes, 1998-2002
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Storyline

Animated clay figures Johnny Gomez and Nick Diamond host this show, which features a series of no holds barred, to-the-death wrestling matches between animated celebrities. Past matches include Marilyn Manson vs. Charles Manson, The Three Tenors vs. the Three Stooges, Howard Stern vs. Kathy Lee Gifford, and Mary-Kate vs. Ashley. The referee for each match is the unflappable Judge Mills Lane. Written by Mike Konczewski

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Cuppa Coffee Studios | MTV | See more »

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English

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25 January 1998 (USA) See more »

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MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch See more »

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Trivia

Most of the episodes were just about the fighters and their matches, however one short-lived story arc revolved around the mustachioed announcer Nick Diamond. He was injured when the announcer's tower collapsed (after Roger Ebert was flung into it during a match) and he was hospitalized. In the episodes that followed, he was shown in the hospital, and one of the matches featured was a "dream match" of his with Elvis fighting Jerry Garcia. The "Nick Diamond getting injured" character arc was one of, if not the only, character arc on the show. See more »

Goofs

'Dr. Laura Schlessinger' reaches down Ellen DeGeneres' throat with her left hand, but a shot of Ellen's insides shows Dr. Laura's right hand. See more »

Quotes

[each episode's closing line]
Johnny Gomez: Good fight, good night.
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Alternate Versions

During the original airing of Deathbowl 99, during halftime, the Madonna/Michael Jackson fight didn't occur. The two face off verbally, but after Mills sends them from the ring, it goes into Tyson/Holyfield. In later airings, though, the match is added. See more »

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Referenced in 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) See more »

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let's get it on
12 September 2003 | by rossrobinsonSee all my reviews

I remember when i first watched celebrity deathmatch way back in 1998, i absolutely loved it and i still do, i like the celebrities fighting. I thought that the creation of each celebrity was fantastic to do, i hope that this programme will go on for a long while, like the same with the simpsons


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