If I had to make a list of the funniest moments on television in my lifetime, there are three things you can be sure of:

  1. It wouldn’t contain anything aired after January of 2004 (I don't really watch TV anymore)
  2. Schwetty Balls would be on it
  3. The video of Richard Simmons on Whose Line would be on it

Thanks to Aaron for reminding me of that clip. It'd been a while since I saw it. In fact, that might have been back in 2003 when I still owned a Tivo. I recall keeping that episode of Whose Line for at least a month.

Posted by jzawodn at January 22, 2006 03:31 PM

Reader Comments
# Robert Oschler said:

What about the Insane Cat Video?


on January 22, 2006 04:34 PM
# Jeremy Zawodny said:

Heh. That's pretty funny too.

on January 22, 2006 04:44 PM
# Christy said:

Wow...I think I pulled a muscle while laughing at Richard Simmons' antics. I will never think of a jetski in quite the same way again!

on January 22, 2006 06:14 PM
# Anjan said:

I would have to nominate the "monkey washing a cat" video clip. It has been used by David Letterman and Jon Stewart very effectively to great effect! You can view the clip at http://www.fourleggedlinks.com/cats/good-old-monkey-washing-a-cat-video/

on January 22, 2006 07:13 PM
# Cody Williams said:

Here is the Richard Simmons at Google Video:


Not only downloadable, but viewable at a larger size and without the annoying animations on the page.

on January 22, 2006 08:10 PM
# said:

I just watched Richard Simmons' TV program to sell his "steamer". The price was advertised at $14.95 plus shipping and handling. When I started to order it, I found out the actual price is $87.39. Is that funny? or is that just too deceptive to be funny. I'm not laughing.

on January 21, 2007 06:33 AM
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