The T.V. Show ()


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A pilot for a sketch show. Features Spinal Tap among other comic performers.

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Kres Mersky ...
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The Kingfish
Brett Somers ...
Herself
Marvin Braverman
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Dead Man on Telethon / Spinal Tap Keyboardist
Henry Harris ...
Andy

Directed by

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Tom Trbovich

Written by

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Billy Crystal ... ()
 
Christopher Guest ... ()
 
Tom Leopold ... ()
 
Phil Mishkin ... ()
 
Martin Mull ... ()
 
Rob Reiner ... ()
 
Harry Shearer ... ()

Produced by

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Camilla Dunn ... associate producer
Phil Mishkin ... executive producer
Rob Reiner ... executive producer
Harry Shearer ... producer
Paul Waigner ... producer

Cinematography by

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Stephen H. Burum

Editorial Department

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Jimmy B. Frazier ... editor: video tape

Casting By

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Jennifer Jackson Part

Art Direction by

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Chuck Murawski ... (as C. Murawski)

Set Decoration by

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John H. Anderson ... (as John Anderson)
Ron Chambers

Costume Design by

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Warden Neil

Makeup Department

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Suzan Bagdadi ... hair stylist
Mark Busson ... makeup artist
Tom Cole ... makeup artist

Sound Department

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Jerry Cell ... sound

Casting Department

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Al Onorato ... casting supervisor

Music Department

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Steven Cagan ... musical director
Christopher Guest ... composer: special musical material / musician
Michael McKean ... composer: special musical material / musician
Martin Mull ... composer: special musical material
Harry Shearer ... composer: special musical material / musician

Other crew

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Jimmy B. Frazier ... associate director (as Jim Frazier)
Roy Goran ... technical director (as Roy Goren)
Shelley Herman ... script supervisor
Ted Ray ... stage manager
Mark Robertson ... stage manager
Maria Sorkin ... production assistant
Marc Stein ... production assistant

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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • The T.V. Show (United States)
Runtime
  • 60 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Featured the first appearance of Spinal Tap. See more »
Goofs Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, not 1932. See more »
Movie Connections Spin-off This Is Spinal Tap (1984). See more »
Soundtracks Elizabeth and Andy See more »
Crazy Credits The cast are credited "in order of salary". See more »
Quotes [last lines]
ABC Announcer: Thursday is comedy night on ABC. First, a terrorist takes over the van on Three Girls and a Van. Then, pandemonium breaks out when Uncle Joe thinks he might be a Negro on Uncle Joe's Diner. Then, it's a surprise party and you're all invited: America's First All-Girl Fire Station, home of the Girls in Red. Then, there's trouble for Mickey when the car won't start on prom night on Trouble for Mickey. It all begins at 8 / 7 Central Time, right here.
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