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Ron Howard/The Clash 

Sketches include "Bureau of Weights and Measures," "Opie's Back," "Velvet Jones Romance Novels," "Whiners Want a Baby," a guest performance by Harry Anderson, "In Search of Francis the ... See full summary »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Ron Howard ... Himself - Host / Various / Opie
Robin Duke ... Various / Aunt Bee
Mary Gross ... Various
Brad Hall ... Saturday Night News Anchor / Various / Gomer Pyle
Tim Kazurinsky ... Various
Gary Kroeger ... Various / Barney Fife
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Various
Eddie Murphy ... Various / Floyd the Barber
Joe Piscopo ... Various / Otis
The Clash ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Harry Anderson ... Various
Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
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Storyline

Sketches include "Bureau of Weights and Measures," "Opie's Back," "Velvet Jones Romance Novels," "Whiners Want a Baby," a guest performance by Harry Anderson, "In Search of Francis the Talking Mule" (film), "Focus on Film," "Reagan Visits Carter, 1980," "America is Turning Gay," "Sylvester School of Speech Therapy," "Hooker Explanation," and "Nukes Are For Kooks." The Clash performed "Straight To Hell" and "Should I Stay or Should I Go." Written by bkirk47

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

TV-14
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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1982 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the sketch "Mayberry 1982", Ron Howard accidentally calls Floyd "Otis". Eddie Murphy corrects him and Howard ad-libs "I told you I couldn't recognize you!" See more »

Quotes

Ron Howard: Look, look, Raheem, I'm not Opie Taylor and I'm not Richie Cunningham. I'm Ron Howard, I'm a grown man. You know I'm directing now? Did you see the new movie I have out, "Night Shift"?
Raheem Abdul Mohammed: Was there any black people in it?
Ron Howard: No.
Raheem Abdul Mohammed: I didn't see it, then. What was it about?
Ron Howard: Oh, well, it was, uh, the story about these two pimps.
Raheem Abdul Mohammed: It's the story about two pimps and wasn't no brothers in it? I don't know whether to say "Thank you" or punch you in your mouth, man.
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Alternate Versions

The original airing featured a cold opening telling viewers to watch the show with their TVs in their laps. This was removed from all repeats. See more »

Connections

Edited into The Best of Eddie Murphy: Saturday Night Live (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Straight To Hell
(uncredited)
Written by Topper Headon, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Joe Strummer
Performed by The Clash
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