As a comic corollary to Jane's wonderful Nose-talgia post about The Andy Griffith Show, there's a wonderful SCTV take on it, with their "Merv Griffith Show" segment, found here on YouTube, with Rick Moranis as talkshow host Merv Griffin in the Andy role. Note particularly the great Eugene Levy doing a marvelous Floyd, and Merv's larger-than-life rear end! The Mayberry skit starts about 1 minute or so into the clip, after a commercial parody. (Loving SCTV practically goes hand-in-hand with loving television; the whole premise of the show is a struggling TV network and the shows it broadcasts.)
Please accept our apologies for delaying so long in bringing you another Leonard Nimoy tribute. The loss of him has really sunk in du...