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Season 1, Episode 21 Tom Waits

First Aired: August 1, 1977

Guests: singer Tom Waits (as himself); and ambassador-at-large Bud Prize (Kenneth Mars), who suggests that CB-radio advertising could bring tourists to Fernwood. Host Barth Gimble: Martin Mull. Co-host Jerry Hubbard: Fred Willard.

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  • Premiered: July 1, 1977
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: TV talk shows get the Norman Lear treatment in this memorable parody, which, like his satiric classic `Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman,' is set in Fernwood, Ohio. The show-within-a-show is hosted by Barth Gimble, who's joined by a dim sidekick and a cheesy hous… (more)

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