Larry the Cable Guy gets ready for Christmas
Friday, August 31, 2007
– Larry the Cable Guy will hit the boob tube for a Christmas sepcial, though, of course, it won't be your typical holiday fare. "Larry The Cable Guy Christmas Spectacular" will be aired in December on VH1.
"I always wanted to do a variety show and when I say 'variety,' I mean 'variety,'" he said on his web site. "Anytime you have an entire green room full of strippers and midgets with Vicki Lawrence next door and Kid Rock next to her, how can ya miss?
Larry's co-host was Tony Orlando. Others appearing were George Wallace, Flavor Flav, Penn Jillette, Jamie Kennedy, Carrot Top, Jim Bruer, the roast master Jeffery Ross and Charlie Callis.
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Christmas Time in Larryland
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