‘You’re just swimming in my wake.’

It’s not really fair to the real Eydie Gorme, a great talent, but all the reports of her death make me want to look at the old “Sinatra Group” sketch from SNL. The sketch is a parody of the PBS news pundit show “The McLaughlin Group,” only hosted by Frank Sinatra (Phil Hartman). Hartman gets to utter the immortal line “I got chunks of guys like you in my stool.”

Mike Myers and Victoria Jackson play Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme as the ultimate toadies, agreeing with everything Frank says. Jan Hooks is Sinead O’Connor, Chris Rock is Luther Campbell and guest host Sting is perfect as Billy Idol.

Here you go:

2 thoughts on “‘You’re just swimming in my wake.’

  1. Classic! I’m LOL on my backyard swing … I’m sure the neighbors are a little scared right now. What a clip! “Uncle Fester!”

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