Sunday, April 30, 2006


John Kenneth Galbraith was a world-renowned economist, diplomat, and author who passed away at the age of 97.

Those are all worthy items of note for anyone's obituary, but who cares about all that when you can claim to be fictionalized in one of the dimensions of Toobworld?

In July of 1982, 'SCTV' presented "SCTV Sports: Battle of the PBS Stars". In Part 3 [Football 75], William F. Buckley found himself a ringer for his team who could flatten the hopes of the otherwise superior team led by Carl Sagan.

Dick Cavett - Rick Moranis
Howard Cosell - Eugene Levy
William F Buckley - Joe Flaherty
Milton Friedman - extra
James Baldwin ringer - extra
Carl Sagan - Dave Thomas
Jeff Greenfield - Ron James
John Kenneth Galbraith - extra
announcer - staff announcer

A sketch on 'Monty Python's Flying Circus' would fit in nicely with this concept, in which a championship heavyweight boxer took on Sir Kenneth Clark.....


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