SCTV Network: Pet Peeves/The Happy Wanderers with Carl Perkins (1982)

Run Time - 90 min.  |  
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The Happy Wanderers -- aka Stan and Yosh Schmenge (Eugene Levy, John Candy) -- make their first appearance in this episode, as they regale the Buffalo Chapter of the Leutonian American Society with a discussion of the Rites of Spring and a polka version of "Stairway to Heaven." In fact, the Schmenges are among the 30 or so "celebrities" who offer their own take on the aforementioned rock song, including ersatz versions of Rod Stewart, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Slim Whitman...and Rich Little? In another running gag, such stars as Elizabeth Taylor (Catherine O'Hara), Bob Hope (Dave Thomas), and Luciano Pavarotti (John Candy) discuss their pet peeves. Also: musical guest Carl Perkins performs "Matchbox" and joins the cast of "The Fishin' Magician" on their weekly pub crawl; and we are treated to episode two of "The Days of the Week."