This week on It Was a Thing on TV we look at two short-lived flops from two different comedy legends.
First, Tim Conway is a legend but it seems he’s only best known for The Carol Burnett Show and Dorf on Golf. One of his post-Burnett flops is Ace Crawford…Private Eye, a detective show in a similar vein to Police Squad!, but with a horrible laugh track.
Then, it was to be Paul Reubens’ bounce back role after Pee Wee’s Playhouse was cancelled. You Don’t Know Jack is but a blip in TV history, a deviation from what TV audiences were used to seeing. Mike used his Money in the Bank on this and by the end of this episode, he regrets selecting this show.
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