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Comedy – 1977 – Special – Dan Akroyd + Steve Martin – Two Wild And Crazy Guys – Ping Pong


The comedic talents of Dan Akroyd and Steve Martin were on display throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s on many episodes of Saturday Night Live.….with the skits of Two Wild and Crazy Guys being some of their funniest work….as seen in this video herewith….where the skit is titled “Ping Pong”…..which features SNL icons Jane Curtain and Gilda Radner.

This Dan Aykroyd and Steve Martin sketch features the Festrunks….Yortuk (Aykroyd) and Georg (Martin) as two brothers who have immigrated from Czechoslovakia to the United States…..who are culturally inept while going to various social hangouts (bars, art exhibits, dance clubs, etc.) in an attempt to connect with attractive American women (“foxes”)…..however, their obnoxious behavior was almost always a turn off for the women they approached….who were often referred to by their catch phrase “We are, two wild and crazy guys!!”….who debuted in this sketch below on September 24, 1977….where they  meet two women, Jane Curtin and Gilda Radner….who are playing ping pong in the basement of their apartment building.

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