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Phil Hartman

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Super Happy Fun Land Celebrates A Decade Of Warping Houston

    Out of all the entertainment venues in Houston, Super Happy Fun Land has got to be the weirdest. That's meant in a good way; packed into every corner of the venue are curious odds and ends, most of them leftovers from childhoods lived in the '80s and early '90s. Check out the giant Cabbage Patch do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2012

    Christmas Past: The Lost Sinatra Group Christmas Episode

    While we celebrate the holidays, Rocks Off is resurrecting a few of our best Christmas-themed blogs from the past few years. (Wait... resurrecting is Easter. Never mind.) This blog originally appeared December 22, 2010. Through the magic of Christmas, Rocks Off has received a copy of the transcript ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • News

    January 26, 2012

    Tea Party Princess

    Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    The Simpsons' Top 11 Musical Guests

    ​When The Simpsons completes its last (contracted) season in 2014, it will have set staggering new broadcast records for longest running sitcom (over 550 episodes) and longest running prime time scripted TV series (25 seasons). These are all American records, of course, because the Japanese co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Pop Rocks: The Simpsons Last Stand?

    "Who knows what adventures they'll have between now and the time the show becomes unprofitable?" - Troy McClure A salary dispute is threatening to end one of television's most beloved comedies. The actors who provide the voices for the long-running cartoon hit "The Simpsons" are at odds over a new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    The Lost Sinatra Group Christmas Episode

    ​Through the magic of Christmas, Rocks Off has received a copy of the transcript of the "Sinatra Group" sketch that was filmed in an alternate reality last weekend, one in which Phil Hartman never died, and Saturday Night Live is currently in one of its funniest seasons to date. What else cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    The Top Five Saturday Night Live Musician Impressions

    ​In the wake of the recent news that feted comedian/actor/YouTube sensation Jay Pharoah - above, known for his spoofs of A-list bait like Drake, Chris Tucker, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Eddie Murphy, and President Obama - will join the cast of Saturday Night Live when its 36th season premieres September ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    The State Bar Says "No" To Sex With Clients, We Reply With A List Of Sleazy Movie Lawyers

    Anyone who's ever sat in front of television long enough knows that lawyers are better than regular people. They have nicer suits, drive cooler cars, and have awesomer sex -- sometimes with each other, sometimes with clients. But apparently that last one can be a bad thing, which is why the State Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    George Steinbrenner's Best Spoofs Of Himself

    ‚ÄčA lot of people hated George Steinbrenner, including Yankee fans. But they'd be well-served to remember just how bottom-of-the-barrel the team was when he bought it for $10 million (it's now worth $2 billion or so).The Stadium was empty, the roster deplete, the minor-league system a joke. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Drenched in Blog: Why the Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special Creeps Me Out

    In 1988, few things were as cool or innovative on Saturday mornings as Pee-Wee's Playhouse. Each week, we screamed the secret word, connected dots, watched old weird-ass cartoons and saw Saturday Night Live star Phil Hartman play a surly sea captain. The show was something five-year olds and hu ... More >>

  • News

    August 28, 2008

    The Passion of Victoria Osteen

    A flight attendant went after the Osteens in court, bringing on trials and tribulation for one and all

  • Home Entertainment

    March 6, 2008
  • News

    August 23, 2007
  • Film

    July 13, 2006

    Freeloader

    You, Me and Dupree overstays its welcome

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2005

    Mr. Saturday Night

    Darrell Hammond makes a good impression at the Laff Stop

  • Culture

    November 6, 2003

    Free Will

    Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Racket

    Pinpointing when Texas music jumped the shark

  • Calendar

    February 25, 1999

    Night & Day

    February 25 - March 3, 1999

  • Calendar

    January 21, 1999

    Night & Day

    January 21 - 27, 1999

  • Film

    November 28, 1996

    Silver Balls

    Arnold goes last-minute Christmas shopping, and he buys a turkey

  • Film

    August 11, 1994

    Spy Games

    Tom Clancy and Harrison Ford take aim at the War On Drugs

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