HBO’S Eighth Annual Young Comedians Featuring Joel Hodgson (1983)

Sure most everyone knows Joel Hodgson from his work on the Mystery Science Theater 3000 television program or with the Cinematic Titanic group but in 1983 he was a young stand up comedian known for his prop comedy and in this clip provided below he is introduced by none other than the late great John Candy!
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One thought on “HBO’S Eighth Annual Young Comedians Featuring Joel Hodgson (1983)

  1. Blaine says:

    I remember Joel Hodgson on that Nickelodeon kids show with Dave Coulier- Out of Control: He was on at least 2 episodes, if I recall. I loved that show.

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