Re: This Dave in History - September 10
- From: Brian Henke <Cincy43235@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2011 02:04:43 -0400
1982: It's the 90-minute Nothing Special Special, as Brother Theodore,
Marshall Crenshaw, and Chuck Yaeger entertain America. Plus: Elevator
Races Rematch, as Clara McAlister wins again.
1984: Brush with Stupidity: Mike Waskowiak wore a rabbit costume into
a City Hall elevator, Kate Freeman went to the wrong house on
Thanksgiving, and Sherry Fanion accidentally sucked a pet bird up in a
1985: New Fashion Trends: Babushkas for Men, the Baitshop Look,
Eyeglasses Explosion, and Vaseline and Lawn Trimmings.
1986: The Monkey-Cam is perfected as Zippy flies around both Dave's
studio and Live-at-Five. Later, he bites Sandra Bernard's finger.
1991: Meg Parsont at Simon& Schuster witnesses a marriage ceremony
held in her office. A wedding reception follows, as Regis Philbin
later drops by.
1991: Top Ten Signs You've Gone to a Bad College - 3. School song is
1992: Top Ten Signs Your Local TV News Team Is Really Stupid - 2.
Anchorman often giggles and says "Whoa boy! Here comes another
1992: Top Ten Signs Your Local TV News Team Is Really Stupid - 1.
Constantly licking camera lens.
1993: Siskel& Ebert perform their Beavis& Butthead impersonations.
1993: Two weeks into CBS's "Late Show," NBC airs its last "Late Night
with David Letterman" rerun. In tribute to the show, a bumper at the
end of the last segment reads, "Thanks, Dave, from your pals at NBC."
1993: Top Ten Announcements That Will Make This Crowd Cheer Wildly -
6. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome "Gilligan" himself, Mr. Bob
1993: Kathleen Ankers returns to the small screen in her new role as
"Helen, the Ill-mannered Ticket Lady."
1996: Top Ten Ross Perot Campaign Slogans - 6. His ears are big, his
skull is thick, and he's a raving lunatic.
1996: In a subtle plug for his own newly created WWP-produced show on
CBS, Dave annoys patrons at Joe G's Pizza place with the game "Would
You Like To Have Your Own Show On CBS?" and invites Constantin Papst
from Germany to tape his own television show, "Everybody Loves
1997: Top Ten Good Things About Rooming With the President's Daughter
- 1. Somehow, you're not so embarrassed about your own father.
"1996: Guests Jon Stewart, Marv Albert, and The Cranberries.
1997: "Stars of the New Television Season" bit. Later, "Leonard Tepper's Hidden Video}."
1997: "Inky" (Tony Mendez) screws up a cue card.
1999: CBS Mailbag: (1) two (young) punks apologize for disrupting the show; (2) on his own talk show, Paul interviews President and Hillary Clinton; (3) Dave and Biff to have a footrace? (4) Alan apparently punches out the CEO of Viacom, Summer Redstone, who sent a memo criticizing Alan.
1999: Clip of tennis player Mary Pierce. Dave says he likes her. Also, Dave has Paul read the Top Ten: Features of the New Khaddafy Car."
2001: What was supposed to be the start of a dark week with a rerun...well, you know what happened.
2002: Hello Deli takes on a new deli, Europa Cafi, in the Late Show Sandwich Showdown.
2002: Top Ten Good Things About Being Obese: 8. Your Greek wedding is guaranteed to be even bigger and fatter.
2003: Ir's announced that Charles Bronson is running for Governor of California - but he's already dead.
2003: Back to School Warning Labels - Box of chalk is 5 percent chalkier.
2003: Top Ten Things To Remember While Packing and Shipping Yourself: 1. Be prepared to endure headlines like "Jackass in the Box."
2004: Stump the Band: Contestant #1 is Lindsey Kozinski, from Marshalltown, Iowa - "I'm Dressing Myself"; Bruce's song is based on a Beatles song; Contestant #2 is Kyle Johnston of Tyler, Texas; Will sings My Dog Refried; (3) Laura Kellerman of Shreverport, Louisiana; "The Belly Button Song" which Paul performs. The CBSO goes 0-3.
2004: Will it Float Item: a four-pound jar of Skippy Peanut Butter. It sinks.
2004: Act 5 has Paul and the CBSO. That was the end of the show.
2005 and 2006: weekend.
2007: For the rirst time ever, Dave appears on the Oprah Winfrey Show. It's Oprah's 22nd season premiere.
2007: "And now, the latest consumer product from Apple...David Letterman"
2007; Top Ten Britney Spears Excuses: 3. "Uh...global warming".
2007: Great Moments in Presidential Speeches: GWB: "Thank you for being such a fine host for the OPEC Summit. APEC Summit."
2007: Mark Twain Tonight bit rerun from September 5.
2008: Then-Presidential candidate Barack Obama appears. Obama will go on to become the first President to appear on Letterman.
2008: Until three weeks ago, Harry thought Dave worked for Mommy.
2009: During Monologue, clip of now-President Obama wearing a blue paper mask as he addressed joint session of Congress.
2009: Top Ten South Carolina Representative Joe Wilson Excuses: 7. Thought I was in the audience at Maury".
2009: Jack Hanna appears with lemurs.
2010: rerun; no new LS episodes until September 20.
Now here are some words of wisdom from our good friend Dr. Phil:
"Well, she's certainly got a mouth on her."
"Moammar? Moammar?" - David Letterman
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