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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.

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)

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