Fridays

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Originally airing from 1980 to 1982, these sixteen episodes showcase the edgy and subversive sketch comedy that helped launch the careers of Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Michael Richards (Seinfeld), Melanie Chartoff (Parker Lewis CanÕt Lose) and more.

Also featuring Mark Blankfield, Maryedith Burrell, Darrow Igus, Brandis Kemp, Bruce Mahler, and John Roarke, Fridays presented a hilariously twisted view of the early 80s to adventurous viewers on a weekly basis. Their outrageous characters Ð from the paranoid Drugs R Us Pharmacist to the rabbinical action heroes of Matzoi! to the laid-back Nat E. Dred, ÒThe Rasta GourmetÓ Ð left audiences laughing long into the wee hours of the night.

With vintage musical performances (including Devo, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Cars, The Clash, KISS and more) as well as the showÕs infamous guest appearances by the legendary Andy Kaufman, Fridays proved that late-night live comedy wasnÕt just for Saturday night.
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Nov 13, 1980

Season 1
Episode 8

Musical guests Bat Boys perform. Sketches include: a Star Wars-infused parody of Woody Allen's Stardust Memories, a parody of The Elephant Man in which a hack comic is shunned by society, professional wrestlers Handsome Lenny and Luscious Louie bring their bad guy tactics to a local bar, and a meeting of a mysterious sect of Men Who Hum Between Words.
Apr 11, 1980
Apr 25, 1980
Jun 6, 1980
Jun 27, 1980
Sep 19, 1980
Oct 30, 1980
Nov 7, 1980
Nov 13, 1980
Dec 4, 1980
Dec 11, 1980
Feb 20, 1981
Feb 27, 1981
Sep 25, 1981
Oct 15, 1981
Jan 7, 1982
Jan 15, 1982
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