Author Topic: Fernwood Tonight?  (Read 203 times)

benightedswiver

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Fernwood Tonight?
« on: September 17, 2017, 06:27:04 PM »
Just wondering if Tom/Jon have ever mentioned Norman Lear's late 1970s satiric gem as any kind of influence? The moronic sidekick Jerry Hubbard has more than a bit of similarity to some of the brain-dead, know-it-alls played by Wurster in the calls? Just curious.

Here's a nice introduction to the character of Jerry Hubbard:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBZYWMgAJCk

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Re: Fernwood Tonight?
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2017, 01:46:34 PM »
Loved Fernwood/America Tonight.  Fred Willard came into the peepshow I worked at in S.F. once
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Re: Fernwood Tonight?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2017, 09:01:31 PM »
Loved Fernwood/America Tonight.  Fred Willard came into the peepshow I worked at in S.F. once

Fred Willard ALLEGEDLY came into the peepshow you worked at.