Salute Your Shorts (1991–1993)

Goodbye Michael, Hello Pinsky 

Michael has contracted chicken pox and will not be returning to camp. However, Ronnie Pinsky has arrived to take his place, much to Budnick's chagrin.


Steve Slavkin




Episode credited cast:
Kirk Baily ... Kevin 'Ug' Lee
Megan Berwick Megan Berwick ... Z.Z. Ziff
Michael Bower ... Eddie 'Donkeylips' Gelfen
Venus DeMilo Thomas ... Telly Radford (as Venus DeMilo)
Trevor Eyster ... Sponge Harris (as Tim Eyster)
Heidi Lucas Heidi Lucas ... Dina Alexander
Blake Soper ... Ronnie Pinsky
Danny Cooksey ... Bobby Budnick
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henry W. Laster Henry W. Laster ... Kent Flankman (as James Kimball)
Steve Slavkin Steve Slavkin ... Dr. Kahn (voice)


The whole camp is down because Michael isn't coming back from the chicken pox and instead is going with his parent's to Europe. A new camper named Pinsky comes in to take Michael's spot. Pinsky is sports-oriented and out-going and quickly gets on Bobby Budnick's nerves. Ug thinks that other campers might get the chicken pox and quarantines the camp. Pinsky bribes Ug with the famous Pinsky salami but can he get the cabin completely out of quarantine without the help of Bobby Budnick? Written by Joe Struss

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Budnick doesn't like Pinsky but as the series progressed Budnick and Pinsky became close friends and their friendship was tighter than the one Budnick had with Michael in season one. In real life Danny Cooksey and Blake Sennett became great friends through the series and both worked for each others bands. Sennett provided background vocals to Cooksey's band "Bad4Good" and Cooksey sang background vocals and provided additional session work for Sennett's band "Rilo Kiley". See more »


Pinsky is playing the piano in the lodge but the camera shows his hands aren't even touching the piano keys though piano music is playing in the background. See more »


Kevin 'Ug' Lee: This is it; the baseball field! What do you think?
Ronnie Pinsky: It's not exactly what they showed me in the brochure.
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1 June 1992 (USA) See more »

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