Dolly Parton's second short-lived variety series.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dolly Parton ...  Herself - Hostess 22 episodes, 1987-1988
Ritch Brinkley ...  Charlie Boil 16 episodes, 1987-1988
Walter Olkewicz ...  Bubba 15 episodes, 1987-1988
Sal Lopez ...  Carlos 15 episodes, 1987-1988
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Dolly Parton's second short-lived variety series.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dolly Parton Variety Hour See more »

Company Credits

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Sandollar Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Dolly Parton had undergone a drastic physical transformation shortly before the series began, causing ABC executives concern over her weight. An episode guest-starring Dolph Lundgren never aired, reportedly because the network brass thought she appeared too thin. Photos of Lundgren and with Parton dressed as a school teacher began to circulate shortly after the episode was shot. See more »


Soundtracks

Theme song later changed to:
"Hoedown Showdown"
Written and Performed by Dolly Parton
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I THOUGHT THE SHOW WAS GREAT
28 October 2004 | by sentra14See all my reviews

I don't agree with the other user's comments and thought

the show was very entertaining and fast-paced. Brett Butler did most of the writing and did an acceptable job for the skits. At least we had a chance to see a real variety show once more. The variety show format was already dead but was revived for a short time with Dolly. I have the entire series on video and still enjoy watching it from time to time. It

sure beats anything else on TV these days, at least in my opinion. Maybe that's why it didn't last longer - it

didn't have any sex or violence.


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