The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley

Season 1 Episode 12

Eddy, We Hardly Know Ye

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Aired Saturday 11:30 AM Nov 26, 1988 on NBC
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Eddy, We Hardly Know Ye
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Ed is in the hospital to have his tonsils out, and gets a roommate - A Mr. Lionel Talbot, who happens to be a werewolf (in to have a wart removed). While Ed flees from Mr. Talbot, Miss Malone overhears a nurse talking about a dying plant and thinks she means Ed. When Miss Malone gets Martin Short to make a public announcement about Ed being deathly ill on TV, everyone else thinks Ed is dying too.moreless

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    Martin Short

    Martin Short

    Ed Grimley/Emil Gustav/Moby/Sheldon/Additional Voices

    Catherine O'Hara

    Catherine O'Hara

    Miss Malone

    Andrea Martin

    Andrea Martin

    Mrs. Freebus

    Jonathan Winters

    Jonathan Winters

    Mr. Freebus/Roger Gustav/Additional Voices

    Danny Cooksey

    Danny Cooksey

    Wendell Malone

    Joe Flaherty

    Joe Flaherty

    Count Floyd

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    • TRIVIA (3)

      • Martin Short plays himself in this episode, appearing on TV to rally hope for the supposedly dying Ed Grimley. Here Short portrays himself as a self-absorbed spoiled actor.

      • The Amazing Gustav Brothers: Tonsils

      • Count Floyd's Scary Stories: Floyd tells the story of "The Attack of the Spooky Chiller 50-ft Potato Monsterman." Also, he interviews a couple of kids who think they're Vanna White and Ed Grimley, respectively.

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    • NOTES (1)

      • This episode is based on a segment from the 1985 Showtime Special "Concert For the North Americas," specifically a sketch called the Full Moon Sketch. In this sketch Ed Grimley's cousin Mr Talbot behaves strangely on the full moon, and may or may not be a werewolf.

    • ALLUSIONS (1)

      • Mr. Talbot is named for Lawrence Talbot, the main character in the definitive werewolf movie, 1941's The Wolf Man, starring Lon Chaney, Jr.

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