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A Day at the Races and a Night at the Opera 

Jay tries to help Marty find something he is good at, and Duke promises viewers $100 each if Jay can't make them laugh.

Directors:

Lauren MacMullan (as L.H. MacMullan), Gregg Vanzo

Writers:

Al Jean (created by), Mike Reiss (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Jon Lovitz ... Jay Sherman (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Various Characters (voice)
Christine Cavanaugh ... Marty Sherman (voice)
Gerrit Graham ... Franklin Sherman (voice)
Doris Grau Doris Grau ... Doris Grossman (voice)
Judith Ivey ... Eleanor Sherman (voice)
Nick Jameson ... Vlada Veramirovich / Zoltan Veramirovich / Various Characters (voice)
Maurice LaMarche ... Principal Mangosuthu / Judge / Various Characters (voice) (as Maurice La Marche)
Charles Napier ... Duke Phillips (voice)
Kath Soucie ... Various Characters (voice)
Steve Allen ... Steve Allen (voice)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Various Characters (voice)
Brenda Vaccaro ... Ardeth (voice)
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Storyline

Jay tries to help Marty find something he is good at, and Duke promises viewers $100 each if Jay can't make them laugh.

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 1994 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

Jay tells his son "I never won anything either", even though he had won two Pulitzer Prizes by that point. See more »

Quotes

[Duke has just revamped Jay's show in an attempt to raise ratings, with Jay acting as a ventriloquist's dummy]
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Welcome to "Coming Attractions." I'm Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and this is Little Knothead.
Jay Sherman: This is so demeaning. I have a PhD in film!
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Okay, Dr. Knothead, why don't you sing "John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt" while I drink a glass of water.
Jay Sherman: [singing] John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt / That's my name too! I spit in the water.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: [spits water] Knothead!
Franklin Sherman: [the Shermans are watching] Didn't we used to ...
[...]
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Connections

Spoofs The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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