John Candy debuts a new character, playboy and serious actor Steve Roman, who would appear in most of the remaining shows of the season. Dave Thomas has an additional material writing credit on this show. The Bowery Boys were originally an ensemble featured in a series of movies in the 40's and 50's, featuring Leo Gorcey and Huntz Hall.
The Gus Gustofferson wrap was cut from syndication. Curly no longer sings the theme from The Graduate. Jockey The drama of criminal investigation combined with the excitement of the sport of kings. Steve plays a Mexican jockey, Angel, who investigates crimes at racetracks all across the country. He's mastered the Mexican accent.
Security Desk Juul signs in. He checks on the studio he's booked for the day. Prickley arrives and Gus signs her in. An Evening with John Houseman Houseman reads the phone book. The passion, glory, and the laughter. And yes, the tears. Danny Terrio Danny moves and wiggles and does all those mobile things and then blows up.
Sign still says Farm Film Report. Security Desk, Rehearsal Studio America shows up to rehearse in a studio rented for them by Prickley. Because the studio was rented by Prickley, Gus decides to kick Juul out of his studio. America sets up and does a number "Right Before Your Eyes".
Gus sits down to watch and starts daydreaming about Edith. The Bowery Boys in the Band Slip is throwing a birthday party for his friend Troy when Slip's old friends Sach and Whitey drop by because of an emergency - Gabe is in trouble.
Sach, Slip, Whitey and Louie rush off to east Asia. They find Gabe in a rough club playing Russian Roulette. Slip joins the game. They fight their way out and return to Slip's No Goils Allowed. Reggie Jackson changes name; Jerry Lewis has funny side. A convict travel agent is interviewed. A barber shop for owls is featured. Hitler is a short order cook in Missouri. A close personal friend reveals Betty Thomas is no saint. Harry's Discount Sex Shop: Scramble Days Purchase an Earth station Receiver and a descrambler and get a plate of scrambled eggs.
Jane Eyrehead Jane arrives at Mr Rochester's to be his daughter's governess. She is welcomed by Favisham, Mr Rochester's gentleman. Rochester admires her spunk. He warns her to not go to the third floor. She falls in love with Mr Rochester. They get married, but the ceremony is interrupted by Rochester's brother-in-law, who claims his sister is locked in the attic.
Rochester's crazy wife burns down the house. Jane returns to find Favisham, who tells her where Rochester is, working for Mr Benny as his doorman.
Monster Chiller Horror Theatre: Dr Tongue's 3D House of Slavechicks Dr Tongue has sent invitations and a single flower to every good looking chick in the village. The barbecue goes quite well, with only a minor glitch courtesy of Bruno. Towering Inferno "Towering Inferno. Coming soon to SCTV. On the flipside, Curly sings the classics.
Bar Edith is unwinding at the end of the day. Gus asks if she'd consider being his girlfriend. Mr Jones painted his garage door so that it looked like it was open, and Mrs Jones is suing him. Mr Jones blames television - he was watching a Road Runner cartoon.
The Judge gives an unusual sentence. Church of Unlimited Credit The Reverend makes one last pitch. His son Biff has a testimony. Also features the first appearance of Yolanda Devillbis, host of the very local news update, Melonville Calendar. Let's Find Jerzy, a particularly obscure sketch, was based on a revelation that novelist Jerzy Kosinski was fond of hiding at the houses of friends he visited thanks mfaust.
Towering Inferno was edited. Peter Pan was edited. Paramutual News "Coming up: Paramutual, the bad news network. She interviews the architect, Gabriel Delray, who is on his way to the opening party in the revolving restaurant on top of the nuclear reactor. Apparently, SCTV is the only tenant so far. They visit Studio A, where the director is trying to shoot a western in cramped quarters.
Guy runs for it. He's mastered the Puerto Rican accent. It's got good actors, and that spells good acting. Guy toasts Johnny Nucleo and the owner of the building, Ms Rayburn. Rayburn and Delray talk. Guy sneezes, and then takes in the view. Prickley and Tongue arrive and chat.
Woody chats up a hooker without realizing it. Johnny adds fuel to the reactor. In the men's room, Tongue tries to fill Woody in about the girl he's trying to score.
A small fire starts in the basement. Guy gets a phone call from security, and announces that a small fire has broken out in the basement.
The architect jumps for it. Guy takes a look outside and declares "towering inferno! Some more guests jump for it. Heston tries to conceive an alternate rescue plan, without much success. One On the Town announcer - staff announcer 7 Promo: Guy takes the stairs.
Heston goes to Burger King, and comes up with the alternate plan. As they escape through the tunnel, Nucleo discovers heavy water leaking from the reactor. Towering Inferno "Hang on to your cliffs for the exciting conclusion of the Towering Inferno. Rayburn has a classic villain moment and plunges into the reactor pool. The rest escape down the fire pole, while Johnny stays to keep the reactor from melting down.
Guy finally reaches ground floor via the stairs. Heston and the firemen execute the alternate plan, accidentally flinging Nucleo into space. He blows up near Japan. Heston gives a stirring speech. Woody still isn't convinced the hooker is a hooker. Prickley gets a crane shot. Urban Transit Earl takes a hard-hitting look at urban transit, including bicycles, walking and subways. He interviews a parking lot attendant and tries to talk to a commuter.
The upside to urban transit? The cop on the beat will spend less time giving tickets. But the cop on the beat kicks him off the street. Earl Camembert - Levy; Cop - Hemphill; crew - extra; Duane the parking attendant - extra; announcer - staff announcer 9 Promo: A wife who looks older than her husband reflects on how it affects them.
Leonard - extra; wife - Martin; announcer - staff announcer 10 Promo: