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Howard Hesseman

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Howard Hesseman (born February 27, 1940) is an American actor best known for playing disc jockey Johnny Fever on WKRP in Cincinnati, Captain Pete Lassard in Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment and schoolteacher Charlie Moore on Head of the Class. [1]

93 relations: About Schmidt, All About Steve, Amazon Women on the Moon, Americathon, Bigfoot (2012 film), Billy Jack, Bit part, Bonnie Franklin, Boston Legal, Cisco Pike, Clue (film), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, David Ogden Stiers, Dirty Politics (film), Disc jockey, Disco, Doctor Detroit, Domestic Import, Dr. Johnny Fever, Dragnet (franchise), Eastern Air Lines Flight 401, ER (TV series), Flight of the Navigator, Geffen Playhouse, Gridlock'd, Halloween II (2009 film), Head of the Class, Heat (1986 film), Honky Tonk Freeway, House (TV series), IMDb, Improvisational theatre, Inside Out (1986 film), Jackson County Jail (film), Janis Joplin, John from Cincinnati, Jory (film), Ken Berry, Kid Blue, Lebanon, Oregon, Little Miss Millions, Loose Shoes, Maiden and married names, Man About Town (2006 film), Marquis de Sade, Martian Child, MeTV, Munchie Strikes Back, My Chauffeur, Noam Pitlik, ..., One Day at a Time, Out-of-Sync, Overland Park, Kansas, Paul Hartman, People (magazine), Perch, Petulia, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Private Lessons (1981 film), Psilocybin mushroom, Psych, Rubin and Ed, Sam Jones (Mayberry R.F.D.), San Francisco, Shampoo (film), Silence of the Heart, Silent Movie, Silverton High School (Oregon), Some Kind of a Nut, Steelyard Blues, Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo, Teddy Bears' Picnic (film), That '70s Show, The Andy Griffith Show, The Big Bus, The Bob Newhart Show, The Christian Licorice Store, The Committee (improv group), The Dick Cavett Show, The New WKRP in Cincinnati, The Oregonian, The Other Side of Midnight (film), The Rocker (film), The Sky Is Falling (2000 film), The Sunshine Boys, The Sunshine Boys (1975 film), This Is Spinal Tap, Tunnel Vision (1976 film), University of Oregon, Whiffs, Wild Oats (film), WKRP in Cincinnati. Expand index (43 more) »

About Schmidt

About Schmidt is a 2002 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Alexander Payne, produced by Michael Besman, Harry Gittes and Rachael Horovitz, co-written by Jim Taylor with music by Rolfe Kent and starring Jack Nicholson in the title role.

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All About Steve

All About Steve is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Phil Traill that stars Sandra Bullock, Thomas Haden Church, and Bradley Cooper as the eponymous Steve.

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Amazon Women on the Moon

Amazon Women on the Moon is a 1987 American satirical comedy film that parodies the experience of watching low-budget movies on late-night television.

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Americathon (also known as Americathon 1998) is a 1979 American comedy film starring John Ritter, Fred Willard, Peter Riegert, Harvey Korman, and Nancy Morgan, with narration by George Carlin, based on a play by Firesign Theatre alumni Phil Proctor and Peter Bergman.

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Bigfoot (2012 film)

Bigfoot is a 2012 American made-for-television film co-produced by Asylum/Syfy.

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Billy Jack

Billy Jack is a 1971 action/drama independent film; the second of four films centering on a character of the same name which began with the movie The Born Losers (1967), played by Tom Laughlin, who directed and co-wrote the script.

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Bit part

A bit part is a role in which there is direct interaction with the principal actors and no more than five lines of dialogue, often referred to as a five-or-less or under-five in the United States, or under sixes in British television.

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Bonnie Franklin

Bonnie Gail Franklin (January 6, 1944 – March 1, 2013) was an American actress, known for her leading role in the television series One Day at a Time (1975–1984).

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Boston Legal

Boston Legal is an American legal comedy-drama created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC.

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Cisco Pike

Cisco Pike is a 1972 drama written and directed by Bill L. Norton.

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Clue (film)

Clue is a 1985 American ensemble mystery comedy film based on the board game of the same name.

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, also referred to as CSI and CSI: Las Vegas, is an American procedural forensics crime drama television series which ran on CBS from October 6, 2000, to September 27, 2015, spanning 15 seasons.

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David Ogden Stiers

David Allen Ogden Stiers (October 31, 1942March 3, 2018) was an American actor, voice actor, and conductor.

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Dirty Politics (film)

Dirty Politics is a 2015 Hindi-language Indian political thriller film written and directed by K.C. Bokadia.

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Disc jockey

A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience.

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Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.

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Doctor Detroit

Doctor Detroit is a 1983 American comedy film directed by Michael Pressman with writing by Bruce Jay Friedman, Carl Gottlieb, and Robert Boris.

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Domestic Import

Domestic Import is a 2006 comedy film directed by Kevin Connor and written and produced by Andrea C. Malamut.

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Dr. Johnny Fever


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Dragnet (franchise)

Dragnet was an American radio, television, and motion-picture series, enacting the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners.

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Eastern Air Lines Flight 401

Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 was a Lockheed L-1011-1 Tristar jet that crashed into the Florida Everglades at 11:42 pm December 29, 1972, causing 101 fatalities.

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ER (TV series)

ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist and medical doctor Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009, with a total of 331 episodes spanning over 15 seasons.

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Flight of the Navigator

Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 American science fiction adventure film directed by Randal Kleiser and written by Mark H. Baker, Michael Burton and Matt MacManus.

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Geffen Playhouse

The Geffen Playhouse (or the Geffen) is a not-for-profit theater company founded by Gilbert Cates in 1995.

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Gridlock'd is a 1997 American black comedy crime film written and directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall and starring Tupac Shakur, Tim Roth, Lucy Liu, and Thandie Newton.

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Halloween II (2009 film)

Halloween II is a 2009 American slasher film written, directed, and produced by Rob Zombie.

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Head of the Class

Head of the Class is an American sitcom that ran from 1986 to 1991 on the ABC television network.

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Heat (1986 film)

Heat is a 1986 American action-thriller film about an ex-mercenary working as a bodyguard in Las Vegas.

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Honky Tonk Freeway

Honky Tonk Freeway is a 1981 British comedy film directed by John Schlesinger.

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House (TV series)

House (also called House, M.D.) is an American television medical drama that originally ran on the Fox network for eight seasons, from November 16, 2004 to May 21, 2012.

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IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.

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Improvisational theatre

Improvisational theatre, often called improv or impro, is the form of theatre, often comedy, in which most or all of what is performed is unplanned or unscripted: created spontaneously by the performers.

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Inside Out (1986 film)

Inside Out is a 1986 American drama film directed by Robert Taicher, written by Robert Taicher and Kevin Bartelme and starring Elliott Gould, Howard Hesseman and Jennifer Tilly.

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Jackson County Jail (film)

Jackson County Jail is an American exploitation action thriller film from 1976 directed by Michael Miller, starring Yvette Mimieux, Tommy Lee Jones, and Robert Carradine.

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Janis Joplin

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) nicknamed The Pearl, was an American rock, soul and blues singer and songwriter, and one of the most successful and widely-known female rock stars of her era.

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John from Cincinnati

John from Cincinnati is an American television drama, set against the surfing community of Imperial Beach, California, that aired on HBO from June 10, 2007, to August 12, 2007.

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Jory (film)

Jory is a 1973 American Western film directed by Jorge Fons and starring Robby Benson in the title role.

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Ken Berry

Kenneth Ronald Berry (born November 3, 1933) is an American sitcom actor, dancer and singer.

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Kid Blue

Kid Blue is a 1973 film directed by James Frawley and starring Dennis Hopper, Warren Oates, Peter Boyle and Ben Johnson.

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Lebanon, Oregon

Lebanon is a city in Linn County, Oregon, United States.

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Little Miss Millions

Little Miss Millions (re-released in 1994 as Home for Christmas) is a 1993 American comedy film directed by Jim Wynorski and starring Jennifer Love Hewitt.

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Loose Shoes

Loose Shoes (also known as Coming Attractions and Quackers) is a 1980 comedy film directed by Ira Miller and featuring Bill Murray.

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Maiden and married names

When a person (traditionally the wife in many cultures) assumes the family name of his or her spouse, that name replaces the person's birth surname, which in the case of the wife is called the maiden name (birth name is also used as a gender-neutral or masculine substitute for maiden name), whereas a married name is a family name or surname adopted by a person upon marriage.

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Man About Town (2006 film)

Man About Town is a 2006 comedy-drama film produced by Sunlight Productions and independently presented by Media 8 Entertainment.

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Marquis de Sade

Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814), was a French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer, famous for his libertine sexuality.

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Martian Child

Martian Child is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Menno Meyjes and written by David Gerrold based on his 1994 novelette of the same name.

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MeTV (an abbreviation for Memorable Entertainment Television) is an American broadcast television network that is owned by Weigel Broadcasting and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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Munchie Strikes Back

Munchie Strikes Back is a 1992 comedy feature film directed by Jim Wynorski and written by Wynorski and R.J. Robertson, as a sequel to Munchie, with Howard Hesseman providing Munchie's voice.

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My Chauffeur

My Chauffeur is a 1986 American comedy film produced by Crown International Pictures and Marimark Productions starring Deborah Foreman, Sam J. Jones, Howard Hesseman and E. G. Marshall.

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Noam Pitlik

Noam Pitlik (November 4, 1932February 18, 1999) was an American television director and actor.

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One Day at a Time

One Day at a Time is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984.

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Out-of-Sync is a 1995 crime drama film featuring LL Cool J in his first starring role.

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Overland Park, Kansas

Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of Kansas.

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Paul Hartman

Paul Hartman (March 1, 1904 - October 2, 1973) was an American dancer, stage performer and television actor.

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People (magazine)

People is an American weekly magazine of celebrity and human-interest stories, published by Meredith Corporation.

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Perch is a common name for fish of the genus Perca, freshwater gamefish belonging to the family Percidae.

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Petulia is a 1968 American drama film directed by Richard Lester.

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Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment is a 1985 comedy film directed by Jerry Paris.

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

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Private Lessons (1981 film)

Private Lessons is a 1981 American sex comedy film starring Sylvia Kristel, Howard Hesseman, Eric Brown, and Ed Begley, Jr. The screenplay was written by Dan Greenburg, who wrote the original source novel, Philly.

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Psilocybin mushroom

A psilocybin mushroom is one of a polyphyletic group of fungi that contain any of various psychedelic compounds, including psilocybin, psilocin, and baeocystin.

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Psych is an American detective comedy-drama television series created by Steve Franks and broadcast on USA Network with syndicated reruns on ION Television.

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Rubin and Ed

Rubin & Ed is a British independent comedy-buddy film written and directed by Trent Harris and released in 1991.

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Sam Jones (Mayberry R.F.D.)

Sam Jones is a fictional character who debuted on the American television sitcom The Andy Griffith Show (1960 – 1968).

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Shampoo (film)

Shampoo is a 1975 American satirical romantic comedy-drama film written by Robert Towne and Warren Beatty, and directed by Hal Ashby.

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Silence of the Heart

Silence of the Heart is a 1984 American made-for-television drama film starring Charlie Sheen, Chad Lowe, Mariette Hartley, Dana Hill, Howard Hesseman and Silvana Gallardo, directed by Richard Michaels and written by Phil Penningroth.

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Silent Movie

Silent Movie is a 1976 American satirical comedy film co-written, directed by, and starring Mel Brooks, and released by 20th Century Fox on June 17, 1976.

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Silverton High School (Oregon)

Silverton High School is a public high school located in the rural town of Silverton, Oregon, United States.

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Some Kind of a Nut

Some Kind of a Nut is a 1969 comedy film written and directed by Garson Kanin and starring Dick Van Dyke, Angie Dickinson and Rosemary Forsyth.

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Steelyard Blues

Steelyard Blues is a 1973 American comedy crime film directed by Alan Myerson and starring Donald Sutherland, Jane Fonda and Peter Boyle.

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Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo

Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo is a 1977 American made-for-television horror film directed by Stuart Hagmann and starring Claude Akins, Charles Frank, Deborah Winters, Matthew Laborteaux and Pat Hingle.

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Teddy Bears' Picnic (film)

Teddy Bears' Picnic is a 2002 American comedy film written and directed by Harry Shearer.

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That '70s Show

That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998 to May 18, 2006.

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The Andy Griffith Show

The Andy Griffith Show is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from October 3, 1960, to April 1, 1968, with a total of 249 half-hour episodes spanning over eight seasons—159 in black and white and 90 in color.

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The Big Bus

The Big Bus is a 1976 American comedy film starring Stockard Channing and Joseph Bologna, and directed by James Frawley.

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The Bob Newhart Show

The Bob Newhart Show is an American sitcom produced by MTM Enterprises that aired on CBS from September 16, 1972, to April 1, 1978, with a total of 142 half-hour episodes spanning over six seasons.

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The Christian Licorice Store

The Christian Licorice Store is a 1971 film drama directed by James Frawley.

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The Committee (improv group)

The Committee was a San Francisco-based improvisational comedy group founded by Alan Myerson and Jessica Myerson, formerly known as Irene Ryan, Irene Riordan and now known as Latifah Taormina.

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The Dick Cavett Show

The Dick Cavett Show was the title of several talk shows hosted by Dick Cavett on various television networks, including.

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The New WKRP in Cincinnati

The New WKRP in Cincinnati is an American sitcom that aired in first-run syndication from September 14, 1991, to May 1, 1993, as a sequel to the original CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–82).

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The Oregonian

The Oregonian is a daily newspaper based in Portland, Oregon, owned by Advance Publications.

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The Other Side of Midnight (film)

The Other Side of Midnight is a 1977 American drama film directed by Charles Jarrott and starring Marie-France Pisier, John Beck, and Susan Sarandon.

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The Rocker (film)

The Rocker is a 2008 American comedy film directed by Peter Cattaneo and written by Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky, from a story by Ryan Jaffe.

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The Sky Is Falling (2000 film)

The Sky is Falling is a 2000 American film written and directed by Florrie Laurence and produced by Brad Hall and David Parks.

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The Sunshine Boys

The Sunshine Boys is a play by Neil Simon that was produced on Broadway in 1972 and later adapted for film and television.

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The Sunshine Boys (1975 film)

The Sunshine Boys is a 1975 American comedy film directed by Herbert Ross and produced by Ray Stark, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and based on the play of the same name by Neil Simon, about two legendary (and cranky) comics brought together for a reunion and revival of their famous act.

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This Is Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap (stylized as This Is Spın̈al Tap) is a 1984 American mockumentary directed and co-written by Rob Reiner.

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Tunnel Vision (1976 film)

TunnelVision (also known as Tunnel Vision) is a satirical 1976 comedy anthology film featuring Roger Bowen, Chevy Chase, John Candy, Howard Hesseman, Joe Flaherty, Laraine Newman, Betty Thomas, Phil Proctor, Al Franken, Ron Silver, Tom Davis, and Michael Overly, with appearances by noted voiceover artists Ernie Anderson and Danny Dark.

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University of Oregon

The University of Oregon (also referred to as UO, U of O or Oregon) is a public flagship research university in Eugene, Oregon.

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Whiffs is a 1975 comedy film directed by Ted Post, produced by Brut Productions and released theatrically in the U.S. by 20th Century Fox.

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Wild Oats (film)

Wild Oats is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Andy Tennant and written by Gary Kanew and Claudia Myers.

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WKRP in Cincinnati

WKRP in Cincinnati is an American sitcom that featured the misadventures of the staff of a struggling fictional radio station in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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