Review: Season One, Episode Twelve
Today we’ll be reviewing Episode 12 of Season 1 which aired on January 23, 1990. CBC Episode link: https://watch.cbc.ca/media/kids-in-the-hall/season-1/episode-12/38e815a-00956a3c6fb
So let’s kick off with our sketch rundown….We’ve got:
- Kathy’s turning over! Where the secretaries all gather ‘round Kathy to cheer her on as she types her way to making the dial on the back of her head turn from all 9’s back to zero. What...the fuck.
- Mood swings: Bruce McCullough returns as the short tempered husband Gordon from the infamous Salty Ham sketch. He comes home to wife Fran (Scott Thompson) who catches his bad mood but conveniently pass it on through a nasty phone call to her sister.
- Billy Dreamer: Kevin McDonald is a lazy bank clerk who gets told off by his boss and dreams of just being an average guy with a big chair.
- Folk music: Dave Foley triumphs the resurgence of folk music but gives up and smashes his guitar in praise of rock
- Who’s gay in Hollywood: Mark and Scott play over-the-top celebrity gossipers Western Esterhazy and Virgil, deciding who is and isn’t gay behind the scenes in Hollywood. Spoiler - Pluto the dog isn’t gay because he’s just a cartoon
- Skoora, the Gentle Shark: Kevin stumbles upon a humble inn, where all the guests have a tale of being mutilated by Skoora the gentle shark - he’s got the teeth but not the heart to finish them off!
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