Category: Late Show

  • Ce Soir Avec Craig Ferguson
    Ce Soir Avec Craig Ferguson

    Here’s the moment when Craig Fergusion reacted on screen to the revelation that there was a show airing in France that bore a striking resemblance to The Late Late Show. A little later, he embraced the idea, and invited Arthur onto his show. He stayed for further segments. The following year, Craig finally…

  • Die ‘David Letterman’ Show
    Die ‘David Letterman’ Show

    Something smells awfully familiar in Cologne these days. It’s The Harald Schmidt Show, starring the German city’s most famous celebrity since Thomas Aquinas, Harald Schmidt. Then again, you could just call him ”David Letterman on the Rhine.” Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly, 26th January 1996 I mean, that must be overstating it right? A talk show is…

  • Craig On The Other Side Of The Desk
    Craig On The Other Side Of The Desk

    Here’s a fun run of appearances by Craig Ferguson on Conan shows. First up, from 2000, featuring a weird story about how he ended up being cast on The Drew Carey Show. Followed up, in 2003, also on Late Night, doing a variation on some of the same material, interestingly. If you want to know…

  • Nauseated Waiters
    Nauseated Waiters

    Watch this brilliant sketch from The Dana Carvey Show. Now watch this. Aside from this being a lovely and funny interview, it’s also good writing advice for sketch writers. Take a profession and figure out the one thing that you shouldn’t be in that profession. That’s what I did for this sketch. Two things about…

  • Emma FLOTUS Thompson
    Emma FLOTUS Thompson

    This is worth a watch, from the rug cutting onwards. Stick around to the end for the amazing set reveal too. Something been removed from around the 3’30” mark, in which they talked about a sketch it seems. And I don’t know, but the sketch she does mention is probably from Thompson. Here’s a bit…

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s…

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first…

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