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Old 10-13-2000, 07:45 AM
Sauron Sauron is offline
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Anybody remember this skit? I saw it three or four times. It featured three people who were famous for not speaking well -- Frankenstein (played by Phil Hartman), Tonto (played by either Jon Lovitz or Kevin Nealon), and ... who? For the life of me, I can't remember the third character in the skit, and it's driving me crazy.

One particular version of the skit that I remember had the three characters singing a Christmas carol (Silent Night, I think).

Any help?
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Old 10-13-2000, 07:48 AM
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Tarzan played by Nealon. (Lovitz was Tonto)
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Old 10-13-2000, 08:00 AM
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Whatever happened to Kevin Nealon? He was on SNL for a long time and was quite funny. Usually those guys at least do AT&T 1-800 commercials. Has he done anything since leaving the show?
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Old 10-13-2000, 08:13 AM
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Since he left in 1995, Nealon's been in:

Bar Hopping (2000) .... Chuckie
Little Nicky (2000)
Cecil B. DeMented (2000) .... Himself
Kill the Man (1999) .... Albino Advocate
Wedding Singer, The (1998) .... Mr. Simms
Principal Takes a Holiday (1998) (TV) .... Fitz
"Hiller and Diller" (1997) TV Series .... Ted Hiller
"Champs" (1996) TV Series .... Marty Heslov
Happy Gilmore (1996)
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Old 10-13-2000, 08:14 AM
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THANK YOU, WRING!

You've just eased my tortured mind. This question had been rattling around in my brain for a week now.
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Old 10-13-2000, 12:13 PM
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Did Phil Hartman do "Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer"? And who played the evil Frankenstein? It's been awhile since I've seen those skits...
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Old 10-13-2000, 12:19 PM
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I must not get out much.

Yes, Phil was the unfrozen Caveman Lawyer.

the evil Frankenstien was..... sigh.
Mel Gibson.


Yr. welcome Sauron
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Old 10-13-2000, 12:23 PM
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One particular version of the skit that I remember had the three characters singing a Christmas carol (Silent Night, I think).

They also did probably the best version of The Little Drummer Boy I ever heard. By "best", of course, I mean shortest.
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Old 10-13-2000, 01:08 PM
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the funniest thing about the Drummer Boy sketch is Hartman's drum. If you watch, he's just mashing the sticks into the thing, and it breaks! He played it so f'ing well.

And it's in that one, or the other one they did (drawing a blank here) where somebody is obviously stifling a laugh.

sigh. this near-perfect recall of mine is a gift certainly due to the constant beer-pickling of my brain...

jb
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Old 10-13-2000, 01:20 PM
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They once did a hilarious variation on the Tarzan, Tonto, and Frankenstein thing after Jon Lovitz had left: a song sung by Tarzan, Chris Farley, and Frankenstein. Chris Farley essentially played himself.
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Old 10-13-2000, 03:46 PM
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I remember another Frankenstein, Tarzan and Tonto sketch where they pore intently over the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Tarzan said that Jane looked that good before Boy.
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Old 10-13-2000, 08:08 PM
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I always enjoyed the one where they were on the talk show discussing current events and Phil Hartman (Frankenstein) flubs a line or something and gets himself, Nora Dunn and Nealon and Lovitz tickled. The other two guys compose themsleves but Hartman and Dunn can't seem to get it under control. Frankenstein gets up and just destroys the set, laughing while he is trying to speak/grunt like Frankenstein!! It's great!
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Old 10-13-2000, 09:53 PM
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evilbeth, you are my savior! that was the skit I was thinking of (of which I was thinking?)! thank you thank you thank you. this was going to keep me up all night.

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Old 10-13-2000, 11:32 PM
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And it's in that one, or the other one they did (drawing a blank here) where somebody is obviously stifling a laugh.
In one of them, Frankenstein's neck bolt starts to fall off. You can see the latex peeling away and it starts slipping. i think he knew what was happening and was resisting the urge to either laugh about it or fix it. Don't remember it better than that though.
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Old 10-14-2000, 02:41 AM
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I remember that talk show sketch. Nora Dunn asks them all about the Global IMF Treaty or some thing like that. Tarzan answers, "Me think treaty good. Make world safer for Jane and Boy." Tonto answers, "Me no trust treaty, kemosabe." And it's obvious that Frankenstein is supposed to get a blank look and pause for a second before answering "Fire baaaad," but Phil Hartman just suddenly realizes how ridiculous this all is and cracks up.

I miss Phil...
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Old 10-14-2000, 02:42 AM
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Er... that was supposed to be a crying face... heh...
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Old 10-14-2000, 11:21 AM
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For the sake of completeness, the original panel show where the three appeared was called "Succinctly Speaking" and was hosted by Nora Dunn.
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