The cable-TV installer and store owner is named Ted Tanner. This is a reference to the American media mogul Ted Turner
, the founder of CNN, the first 24-hour cable channel. See more
[Mitchell and Stanley go to the cable-tv store and meet the owner, a cross between a salesman and a televangelist
Good morning to you. Ted Tanner is the name, televised entertainment is the game. Whoa-ho, so I see you're checkin' out the Dish Commander 2000? She is a marvel, isn't she! So, what do you think of my specialty channels, hmmm? Have you *ever* seen anything like that?
[a bit cautious
Well, I'm sure we'd like them, if we knew what they were supposed to be.
Oh, don't worry about it. ...