TV Guidance Counselor LIVE! at the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival with Eugene Mirman and John GlaserSeptember 12, 2021
April 30 – May 3, 1983
In this episode recorded LIVE! at the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival in at the Brattle Theater in Cambridge, MA, Ken welcomes John Glaser and Eugene Mirman himself to the show.
Ken, Jon and Eugene Discuss what’s worrying TV’s Sexiest Detective, Jerry Orbauch’s sex appeal, Boston edition TV Guides, artists’ renditions of the famous, Chicago as a Detroit suburb, why Detroit is Boston in 2024, the future of video tapes, Virginia Slims as Women’s rights, being the youngest vs being the oldest, color vs. black and white, Buck Rogers, That’s The Incredible! Hulk, if Bruce is a more gay name than David, Deaf Hulk, Hockey Playoffs, TJ Hooker, Southern Comfort, The Golden Age of Satellite, Dirtbag cousins, Love Boat, musical highlights, being plagued by orphans, the Chicago Mall, Brendan Tartikoff’s edicts, TV’s “Cowboy”, “Oater” Themes, The Oater Varmints first album, kickboxing with only four toes, Steven Spielberg’s 1941, TV’s Bloopers and Practical Jokes, Censored Bloopers, the invention of Walking Around, Goodnight Beantown, James at 15, shows set in Detroit, “V”, Stanley Cup Playoffs, Ken’s scary knowledge, Beastmaster, PG movies with nudity, phobias and fears, being a prisoner, are fetishes the opposite of fears, uncumming, Battlestar Gallactica, Tony Randall, “Love, Sydney”, Nerd Rivals, Space Vampire, Twiggy vs. Tweaky, Buck Rogers as Jewish Allegory, Ice Pirates, “A Little Sex…”, Police Academy is way dirtier than you remember, USFL Football, LEGS, one legged dancers, Cagney & Lacey and their Very Special Episode, wife beating cops, Law & Order, beach crimes, The A-Team, The Deer Hunter, Step mother’s loving Entertainment Tonight, “On TV”, negative views of the Vietnam War, George Peppard vs. Mr. T, Dirk Benedict, the golden age of comedic looks at hijacking planes, The Amish, Sexy Hunchback of Notre Dame, Three’s Company, Celebrity Comedy Fashion Shows, “Prevue”, Black Icons are networks vs. white icons as non-networks, The Fall Guy, Ken’s confusion over the character names in the Fall Guy, Mind Control, John Vernon, Wings Hauser, Cults, Square Pegs, Soccer, the Detroit Express, Greek Town, Coney Dogs, The Best Sporting Event Jon has ever seen, A very special one hour Facts of LIfe, Alex Rocco, “Nonfiction Documentary”, The Children of Darkness, Vincent Price advertising anything, FAME, racist ballerinas, Magnum PI vs. Smokey and the Bandit, Ripley’s Believe It Or Note, Amanda’s, the US Remake of Fawlty Towers, Gimme a Break, Simon & Simon, Friday Night’s lack of sports, Track and Field, Jon calling WGN to complain about disrespect of The Detroit Pistons, The Dukes of Hazard, “Sadie Hogg Day”, The Bernstein Bears, The TV Debut of the Shining, Meatballs vs. Meatballs II, Why Eugene is the John Larroquette of our Time, Summer Camp as a major part of Jon’s life, Space Camp, calling your camp counselor a “fucking cocksucker”, Knight Rider, Night Rider Court, Baywatch Nights, Cycle Gangs, death on 80s TV, Jon’s punching of a bike messenger, and Jon’s status as a one man A-Team.