T.V. Funhouse

The host of the Funhouse in this animated TV series is a human named Doug, outfitted in a colorful cowboy costume. He is surrounded by a group of puppets known as Anipals, who help to introduce a variety of short video clips, wacky skits and animated segments to the viewers. Assorted members of the Anipals also go on weekly adventures throughout the city.

Wednesdays at 10:30 pm et/pt on Comedy Central
1 Season, 8 Episodes
December 6, 2000
Animation & Cartoons
7.9/10
Cast: Doug Dale, Robert Smigel, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jon Glaser
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T.V. Funhouse
Episodes

T.V. Funhouse Full Episode Guide

  • As Doug celebrates 'Chinese New Year' on the set, the Anipals volunteer to become lab animals for a cosmetics company. John Ritter and George Wendt guest star.

  • Conclusion of the Anipals' two-part road trip to Atlantic City to see their friend Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog. Joe Frazier, Robert Goulet and Hootie and the Blowfish guest star.

  • The Anipals abandon Doug's 'Safari Day' plans for a road trip to Atlantic City to see their friend Triumph perform at the Tropicana.

  • The Anipals make New Year's resolutions. Included: Hojo wants to learn to play the sax.

  • The Anipals appear on a talk show to help an endangered lizard get laid, leaving Doug to celebrate Mexican Day with his friend the tequila worm. Shorts include: Fetal Scooby Doo,Joe camel's tabacco-free cartoon.

  • On this episode, Doug is down and sad, he feels Christmas is a Hallmark Holiday. The Anipals harness Doug's Christmas cheer.

  • Doug chooses 'Western Day' as the show's theme, but the Anipals take off for Tijuana instead. Also: a short on mnemonic devices; the cartoon 'Wonderman.'

  • Doug must wrangle up his own fun when the Anipals ditch him to head for high times south of the border to Tijuana, Chickie engages in a cock fight and gets pecked to a bloody pulp, the Anipals head to a Mexican Bordello, and Mr. Whiskers' sister has kittens, one of them is a puppy. Also Doug tries to guess what Terrance the snake ate. Cartoons: (1.) "Wonderman" a spoof of Superman which features a superhero trying to get his alias laid. (2.) "The Baby, the Immigrant, and the Guy on Mushrooms: Construction Site." Plus a Mnuemonics educational film, and a "Day in the Life of a Police Man" educational video.