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Hillbillies

Hillbillies

Hillbillies

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We play an excerpt from an early 1970s sketch from the National Lampoon Radio Hour featuring Harold Ramis, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Bob Perry, Brian Murray-Doyle and Joe Flaherty. It's a pseudo-documentary about a tribe of hillbillies and how they all migrated to the New World. This parody is being aired because CBS-TV is planning a reality show based on the premise of the 1960s sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies. In the upcoming show, a poor, rural family will be tranplanted to a Beverly Hills mansion.