Pearce's New Best Friend
First Aired: April 14, 1998
Pearce reluctantly befriends Al because he wants the correspondent's ticket to a dinner at which Julia Roberts is a guest. Michael Dukakis and Bob Uecker have cameos. Pearce: Robert Foxworth. Al: Al Franken.
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- Premise: Sardonic spoof of late-night network-news programs. Its linchpin is a doltish reporter who's angling for the anchor job, which is held by an arrogant veteran journalist. Also featured are cameos by such newsmakers as Michael Dukakis and Ralph Nader. (more)