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Episode #1.7 

Despite this week's show being a "Salute to Summer" Lester (Ian Buchanan) insists that Bud Budwaller (Miguel Ferrer) book The Woman With No Name (Bellina Logan) to appear. She is the leader... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Fisk

Writers:

Mark Frost (creator), Robert Engels | 2 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Buchanan ... Lester Guy
Nancye Ferguson Nancye Ferguson ... Ruth Trueworthy
Miguel Ferrer ... Bud Budwaller
Gary Grossman ... Bert Schein
Mel Johnson Jr. ... Mickey
Marvin Kaplan ... Dwight McGonigle
David L. Lander ... Valdja Gochktch
Kim McGuire ... Nicole Thorne
Marla Rubinoff ... Betty Hudson (as Marla Jeanette Rubinoff)
Tracey Walter ... 'Blinky' Watts
John Quade ... Billy 'The Ear' Mulkahey
Bellina Logan ... Woman With No Name
Sydney Lassick ... Mr. Zoblotnick
Gregory Sporleder ... Sax Player
Irwin Keyes ... Shorty the Stagehand
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Despite this week's show being a "Salute to Summer" Lester (Ian Buchanan) insists that Bud Budwaller (Miguel Ferrer) book The Woman With No Name (Bellina Logan) to appear. She is the leader of a group of beatniks known as "the Voids". But he still wants to destroy Betty (Marla Rubinoff) so he and Nicole plot with a scientist to subject Betty to a "voice destroyer" which will prevent her from singing on the show. They need a sample of her voice but Betty has vowed not to speak until she can remember her mother's name. The show begins and Lester and Betty perform a duet but Lester manages to subject himself to the voice destroyer, leaving him croaking and bleating. Budwaller cues the Woman With No Name, who performs an interpretive dance involving shoes. In the midst of this Betty begins singing a song featuring the name "Mary" and is overjoyed to realize that Mary is her mother's name. She exhorts everyone in America to call their mothers. Mr. Zoblotnick (Sydney Lassick) and Valdja, (...

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Language:

English

Release Date:

1992 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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