SCTV Network 90

Season 1 Episode 7

Pledge Week

Aired Saturday 12:30 AM Jul 17, 1981 on NBC
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Pledge Week
After losing millions of dollars from the Sunbright incident, Guy Caballero resorts to begging for money, threatening to turn SCTV into an all-soccer network and taking the audience on a tour through the studio; prolific characters like Earl Camembert, Bobby Bittman, Count Floyd, Lola Heatherton, Dr. Tongue, and Lin Ye Tang also help during the pledge drive; Big Jim McBob and Billy Sol Hurok name their favorite domestic and foriegn films, the best being "Scanners"; Rockin' Mel Slurm replays clips from the first episode of "Mel's Rock Pile," featuring Roy Orbison; Edith Prickley hams it up while visiting India searching for a savage boy; The Elephant Man wrecks havoc around the building; Bill Needle berates RCA for depriving NBC of satellite time; Mayor Tommy Shanks rambles about his opinion on gun control laws; Bob and Doug McKenzie explain why calculators shouldn't be used in school; On "Hugh Betcha's Short Story Playhouse", Hugh watches a bizarre story called "The Private Booth" and its edited version.moreless

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