with Guy Caballero

Message From Guy Caballero

Guy Caballero, Owner and President of SCTV and SCTV Satellite Systems, isn't shy about taking to the screen to announce new shows, outline SCTV policy, expound on important matters of the day, or beg for cash.

Important Guy Caballero episodes include:

1 Message from Guy: Arabs [2 - 7 (1)]

Guy (still in a wheelchair with a phone) welcomes oil rich Arabs to the community of nations and invites them to invest heavily in SCTV.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Announcer - Thomas; announcer - staff announcer

2 Message from Guy: Edith Prickley Station Manager [2 - 10 (3)]

Guy introduces SCTV's new station manager (still has the chair with the phone). Edith announces her plans for station programming: boobs, bums, good-looking hunky guys, and no more sports.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Edith Prickley - Martin; announcer - staff announcer

3 Message from Guy: Thursday Night [3 - 2 (1)]

Guy carps about the plant in his office, and introduces SCTV's new hip relevant comedy show.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Announcer - Thomas

4 Message from Guy: Live Theatre [3 - 3 (8)]

Guy blows away the cheap plant in his office, and introduces SCTV Live Theatre.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Announcer: Ricky Caballero, his son - Moranis

5 Message from Guy: Satellite Orbit Decaying [3 - 6 (6)]

Guy asks for money to help get the satellite back into its proper orbit.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Announcer - Thomas

6 Message from Guy: Viewer Mail [3 - 10 (5)]

Guy reads some letters, flogs some souvenir coins.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Announcer - Thomas

7 Message From Guy: Announcer screws up [3 - 11 (8)]

The announcer flubs the announcement.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Giddy Announcer - Thomas

8 Message from Guy: SCTV Premiere of Star Wars [3 - 13 (9)]

Guy's pleased to introduce the latest Star Wars film, an SCTV exclusive. But first a message from their new sponsor.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Announcer - Thomas; Second announcer, Guy's son Ricky Caballero - Moranis

9 Message from Guy: Men on Women [3 - 15 (2)]

Guy stands up for controversial programming like Men on Women; Guy then gets a call from his wife.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Googie Caballero - ?

10 Message From Guy: Irwin Allen Show [3 - 15 (7)]

Guy introduces the Irwin Allen Show, and gets a call from the Leutonian Liberation Front, who are trying to get rid of Moe Green (still).

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Leutonian - ?

11 Message From Guy: The New Year [3 - 16 (4)]

Guy reflects on the new year, and what it might be like in 1984, and then passes out.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty

11a Message From Guy: The New Year

Guy wakes up and wraps up.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty

12 Message from Guy: Alpha Channel [3 - 18 (5)]

Guy introduces Alpha Channel, and explains why he uses a wheelchair ('for respect').

Guy Caballero - Flaherty

13 Message from Guy: Midnight Express Special [3 - 19 (6)]

Guy introduces the Midnight Express Special.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty

14 Message from Guy: Satellite Model [3 - 26 (1)]

Guy discusses the SCTV satellite system, and has a demonstration prepared when it suddenly crashes, blacking out the signal. Due to technical difficulties, they present the best of SCTV.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; announcer - staff announcer

15 Message from Guy: Catch Our Stars [4/1 - 1 (1)]

Guy enters to fanfare, welcomes the new stations, explains the new expanded show ('Network / 90'), and introduces this evening's show of 'golden classics.' 'Sit back, shut up, and enjoy the show.'

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; announcer - staff announcer

16 Message from Guy: Consultant [4/1 - 1 (14)]

Guy introduces SCTV's consultant, and catches LaRue getting advice. Guy asks if there will be any hit shows this season. Instead, Mulciber forsees the destruction of television.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Mulciber Arimaspians - Thomas; Johnny LaRue - Candy

17 Message from Guy: Illegal Aliens 1 [4/1 - 3 (5)]

Guy introduces his Vice President in charge of coordination, an illegal alien, Perini Scleroso.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Perini Scleroso - Martin; announcer - staff announcer

17a Message from Guy: Illegal Aliens 2

Guy introduces Perini, who has an editorial about illegal aliens.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Perini Scleroso - Martin; Announcer - staff announcer

17b Message from Guy: Illegal Aliens 3

Perini is giving an impromptu editorial when Guy shows up.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Perini Scleroso - Martin; Announcer - staff announcer

18 Message from Guy: Sponsors [4/1 - 6 (4)]

Guy, surrounded by boxes of Sunbright, vows to please any pressure group that has allied themselves with any of their sponsors.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; announcer - staff announcer

18a Message from Guy: Pressure Groups 112

Guy tries to do damage control with an announcement, but gets a call from Sunbright, who cancel their account. So Guy tosses the Sunbright box and comes out strongly against pressure groups.

Bill Needle - Thomas; Guy Caballero - Flaherty

19 Message From Guy: Suggestions [4/2 - 5 (10)]

Lacking a budget and ideas, Guy asks the crew for some suggestions on how to continue the show. The lighting director tells him to go to hell. So Guy goes to Tang and persuades him to extend Doorway to Hell. Tang, Wilcox and the dummy return through the door.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; crew - extras; Lin Ye Tang - Thomas; Mr Wilcox - Moranis; dummy - Moranis

20 Message from Guy: Reruns [4/3 - 1 (1)]

Guy introduces the new 'cycle', and responds to those who are wondering when they'll do some new shows. And now, the new season: 52 shows, including 4 new shows, 13 composites, 8 best ofs, and 27 reruns.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; announcer - staff announcer

21 Message from Guy: The Days of the Week [4/3 - 4 (1)]

Guy's excited about SCTV's new soap opera, The Days of the Week, which has made the cover of the National Midnight Star.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty

22 Message from Guy: SCTV's Political Stance [4/3 - 6 (13)]

Guy's had some letters from viewers saying SCTV's programming isn't challenging and doesn't take a political stance. Guy stands by SCTV's non-challenging programming, and vows (to stirring music), when the time comes, to take a strong political stand behind whatever issue represents the majority of their viewing audience.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty

23 Message from Guy: CBC / CBC Logo [5/4 - 1 (7)]

Guy announces that, while the strike is on, SCTV will broadcast the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) from Canada.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Lola Heatherton (off-camera) - O'Hara

24 Message From Guy: Annual Rendition of Noel [5/4 - 6 (1)]

Guy sings The First Noel, but is interrupted when LaRue barges in complaining about his Christmas bonus. LaRue demands a cash bonus. They fight. Gus breaks it up.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Johnny LaRue - Candy; Gus Gustofferson - Levy; announcer - staff announcer

25 Message from Guy: Sweeps Week [5/5 - 4 (1)]

Guy prepares us for Sweeps Week.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty

26 Message from Guy: SCTV Channel [6 - 1 (1)]

Guy introduces SCTV Channel, a new pay tv network.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; announcer - staff announcer

27 Message from Guy: Commemorative Plates [6 - 8 (1)]

Guy pleads for cash, showing footage of a recent trip to Cinemax.

Clip: Guy's visit to Time Life

Guy's trip to New York to unsuccessfully plead for money from Cinemax.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; Receptionists, cameraman - extras; President of Cinemax - extra

As a result of the unsuccessful trip, Guy is offering commemorative plates.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty

28 Message from Guy: 2009 [6 - 13 (1)]

Guy's real excited about the world premiere of 2009, the authorized version.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty

29 Message from Guy: British Programming [6 - 16 (1)]

Guy's been getting letters from viewers who want British programs. Guy's got a clip from a program that's left over after PBS grabs the good stuff.

Clip: You Be the Host

Jonathan discusses dreams with Betty, a waitress at a tea shop.

Host: Jonathan Davie - Flaherty; Betty - Martin; studio audience - extras; announcer - staff announcer

In short, Guy's not getting any British programs.

Guy Caballero - Flaherty; announcer - staff announcer