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The Greatest Event in Television History premiered on the American cable network Adult Swim in October of 2012. Hosted by Jeff Probst, the 15 minute special featured a documentary-style preview and scene by scene duplication of the opening credits to the 1980s detective procedural Simon & Simon. In the scene the role of Rick Simon was portrayed by actor Jon Hamm while A.J. Simon was portrayed by Adam Scott, the creator of the Greatest Event in Television History. Megan Mullally also appeared in the show as Rick and AJ's mother.

Adult Swim
1 Season, 4 Episodes
October 10, 2012
Comedy
7.9/10
Cast: Amanda Anka, Jeff Probst, Jon Schroeder, Adam Scott
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  • After two failed but hilarious attempts, Adam Scott tries once again to nail down

  • Adam Scott and Amy Poehler re-creating the opening title sequence to a beloved and important '80s TV series. Including appearances by: Jeff Probst, Paul Rust, Horatio Sanz, Paul Scheer, Nick Kroll, Maya Ferrara, David Wain and Jon Schroeder.

  • The Greatest Event in Television History is a 15-minute special that stars Adam Scott and Jon Hamm. The special premieres on October 11th at Midnight (ET/PT) exclusively on Adult Swim.

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