Andy's Funhouse

Andy's Funhouse (1979)


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  • Release Date: 1979-08-28
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 2 ratings
  • Runtime: 0h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Summary

This special was taped in 1977 but did not air until August 1979, on ABC. It featured most of Andy's famous gags, including Foreign Man/Latka and his Elvis Presley impersonation, as well as a host of unique segments (including a special appearance by children's television character Howdy Doody and the "Has-been Corner"). There also is a segment that included fake television screen static as part of the gag, which ABC executives were not comfortable with, fearing that viewers would mistake the static for broadcast problems and would change the channel—which was the comic element Kaufman wanted to present. Andy's Funhouse was written by Kaufman, Zmuda, and Mel Sherer, with music by Kaufman.

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Production George Shapiro Producer
Production George Shapiro Executive Producer
Writing Bob Zmuda Writer
Writing Mel Sherer Writer
Production Andy Kaufman Producer
Sound Andy Kaufman Original Music Composer
Writing Andy Kaufman Writer
Directing Tom Trbovich Director

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