Blazing Saddles episode 87: Get your pies for the Great Pie Fight

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Blazing Saddles episode 87: Get your pies for the Great Pie Fight

The episode opens with the fight continuing to spill into the Warner Brothers commissary. The fight takes on a frenetic pace with the Great Pie Fight. The film speeds up to go along with it. We point out the actor playing Hitler is at the very back, standing on the counter, alternating his heils. A tour group gets appropriately pie-struck on their tour. Then Taggart gets smashed by Mongo and flies across the counter to the register. Suddenly, the men’s room opens and Hedley mouths a naughty word before retreating back inside. Seems Hedley does not want to join in the Great Pie Fight. However, a moment later he re-emerges, the remnants of a pie dripping from his face. He begins to make his way out of the commissary. We end the minute with the rioters spilling out onto the streets of Burbank.

Our Guest

Our guest today is Chris Korman. Chris is the son of beloved comedian Harvey Korman, Chris has fifteen years experience in the entertainment industry, working with artists in various capacities, including brand building and agenting. A graduate of Lesley College in Cambridge, MA, where he studied theatre history, he received training in stage management at Colorado Mountain College under Thomas Cochran. Following in the tradition of his father, Chris has supported such charitable organizations as the non-profit Marianne Frostig Golf Tournament, which he co-hosted and served on the board for twenty-two years; Keshet of Chicago, for which he served as spokesperson in 1997; and the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for which he gave a keynote address in 2017. Chris has worked behind the scenes of TV Confidential since 2016.

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