‘Too Funny To Fail’: Hulu Docu Explores Ill-Fated ‘Dana Carvey Show’ And Its “Fiery Spectacular Wreck” Of An Ending
Can there be such a thing as a successful failure? In the case of The Dana Carvey Show, the answer might be yes.
The sketch comedy show only ran for seven episodes on ABC in 1996 — an eighth episode was uncharitably yanked in favor of a Coach rerun.
The program’s brief rise and rapid flame-out is told in the Hulu documentary Too Funny to Fail, now in contention for Emmy nominations.
Director Josh Greenbaum was in high school when The Dana Carvey Show premiered.
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