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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  • Trivia

    • 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

    • 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

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