EPISODE REVIEWS


James Van Der Beek / Everlast
January 16, 1999


[OPENING] Clinton meets Flynt

This showed a lot of promise for the show. Horatio did an excellent job with Larry Flynt's voice. Overall pretty entertaining. B+

 

[MONOLOGUE] James Van Der Beek

Not bad. An interesting idea to have James being stalked by Don Pardo. The gifts were funny. B+

 

[COMMERCIAL] Teeny Weenies

Not bad. This had its moments. B-

 

[SKETCH] National Spelling Bee Finals

Pretty alright. James did a pretty good job acting out the character of the nerd. Will was funny when he said, "hey look over there." B

 

[COMMERCIAL] 'Cats' on home video

Boring. Boring. Boring. Chris was funny when he said, "My parents think I'm gay, Thanks Cats." This was pretty dull though. C

 

[SKETCH] Teen Pulse: 7 Degrees Celsius

This was funny. One of Horatio's best moments in this skit. I liked Ana's braces and the stupid song titles they song. B+

 

[SKETCH] Dog Show

I can't understand why they would bring this one back. James was funny in the outfit he was wearing. Why were the dogs shaking so much. D+

 

[WEEKEND UPDATE] with Colin Quinn

Another good update from Colin. I'm glad that they are bringing on guests to the weekend update more often even though Tracy wasn't as funny as Ana's Elizabeth Dole last week. A-

 

[MUSICAL GUEST] Everlast

Eh. C-

 

[SKETCH] Harry Connick Jr. teased with laser pen

A good impersonation from Jimmy but they didn't do enough with the skit other than that. It was funny for a while. B-

 

[SKETCH] History Channel's The War Abroad and at Home

Alright. It wasn't as bad as Dog Show. B-

 

[SKETCH] NBC exec creates Frankenteen

Ok. I started to get really at this point. B

 

[SKETCH] Maria works her magic on Anthony

I was sleeping throughout the entire skit. N/R


Episode Review written by Tim Perone


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