Tag: Steve Martin

  • Frog Martin
    Frog Martin

    Today I learned that Kermit the Frog is left-handed.

  • Don’t Leave Steve
    Don’t Leave Steve

    I love this moment from the 21st November 1978 edition of The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson. Steve Martin is great, and Johnny’s reaction is priceless. I assume the movie he mentions they are filming is The Jerk. But did you know there was a made for TV sequel called The Jerk Too?

  • The Lost Steve Martin Sitcom
    The Lost Steve Martin Sitcom

    That title is a lie, sorry. I just wonder what a Steve Martin sitcom would have been like, and I keep thinking it would have been marvellous, and short-lived. And I just know I would have watched it over and over again. This night Steve appeared on the show with William Nolen and Robert Blake.…

  • Steve Martin’s Tonight Show Diary
    Steve Martin’s Tonight Show Diary

    Watch this, then we’ll get real nerdy. Yep, guess what? We’re checking those dates. 8th December 1984 – there was no Tonight Show that night. Must have been a Saturday, and anyway, Joan Rivers was guest hosting that week. 2nd April 1985 – nope, he wasn’t on. Jeff Daniels and Colleen Camp were on. 12th…

  • King Tut’s Penis Cream
    King Tut’s Penis Cream

    I woke up with this stuck in my head, so I thought I’d share it with you. And this one from September 1994. And with Chevy Chase and Martin Short to promote The Three Amigos in 1986.

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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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