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Country of origin  United States
Running time  120 minutes
Cast  Carl Sagan
5.9/10 IMDb

Original language(s)  English
First episode date  22 April 1990
Writers  Carl Sagan
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Written by  Armyan Bernstein, Richard Baskin
Directed by  Dwight Hemion, James Burrows
Starring  Bette Middler Danny DeVito Rhea Perlman
Network  American Broadcasting Company
Awards  WGA Award for Best Comedy/Variety - Music, Awards, Tributes - Specials - Television
Directors  Dwight Hemion, James Burrows
Similar  The Muppets Valentine, The Muppets Go Holly, The Muppets: A Celebrati, The Muppets at Walt Disn, The Muppets Celebrate

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The Earth Day Special is a television special revolving around Earth Day that aired on ABC on April 22, 1990. Sponsored by Time Warner, the two-hour special featured an ensemble cast addressing concerns about global warming, deforestation, and other environmental ills.

Contents

Several cut-aways are made to famous fictional characters watching events unfold, and discussing what can be done to save the planet.

Plot

The episodic narrative, consisting of several individual skits threaded together, focused on an ailing Mother Earth (played by Bette Midler), who falls from the sky and faints, and is rushed to the hospital (attended by Neil Patrick Harris as Doogie Howser, James Brolin, and Dana Delany). This special is watched by Vic (played by Danny DeVito) and Paula (played by Rhea Perlman).

Cast

  • Danny DeVito - Vic
  • Rhea Perlman - Carla
  • Bette Midler - Mother Earth
  • Candice Bergen - Murphy Brown
  • Kirstie Alley - Rebecca Howe
  • Christina Applegate - Kelly Bundy
  • Bea Arthur - Dorothy Zbornak
  • Dan Aykroyd - Vic's Buddy
  • Amanda Bearse - Marcy D'Arcy
  • Jeff Bergman - Bugs Bunny, Tweety, Porky Pig (voices)
  • Tempestt Bledsoe - Vanessa Huxtable
  • Lisa Bonet - Denise Huxtable
  • James Brolin - Doctor
  • Chevy Chase - Vic's Buddy
  • Bill Cosby - Cliff Huxtable
  • Kevin Costner - Bartender
  • Rodney Dangerfield - Dr. Vinny Boombatz
  • Ted Danson - Sam Malone
  • Geena Davis - Kim
  • Dana Delaney - Doctor
  • David Faustino - Bud Bundy
  • Jane Fonda - Helen
  • Morgan Freeman - Walter Samson
  • Estelle Getty - Sophia Petrillo
  • Kelsey Grammer - Dr. Frasier Crane
  • Woody Harrelson - Woody Boyd
  • Neil Patrick Harris - Doogie Howser
  • Dustin Hoffman - Everylawyer
  • Michael Keaton - Charles McIntyre
  • Jack Lemmon - Coach Stewart
  • Christopher Lloyd - Dr. Emmett L. Brown
  • Rue McClanahan - Blanche Devereaux
  • Dennis Miller - Weekend Update Anchorman
  • Rick Moranis - Vic's Buddy
  • Ed O'Neill - Al Bundy
  • Edward James Olmos - Hospital Director
  • Don Pardo - Weekend Update Announcer
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam - Rudy Huxtable
  • Harold Ramis - Elon Spengler (brother of Egon Spengler)
  • Phylicia Rashad - Clair Huxtable
  • John Ratzenberger - Cliff Clavin
  • Raven-SymonĂ© - Olivia Kendall
  • Katey Sagal - Peggy Bundy
  • Martin Short - Nathan Thurm
  • Will Smith - The Fresh Prince
  • Meryl Streep - Concerned Citizen
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner - Theo Huxtable
  • George Wendt - Norm Peterson
  • Betty White - Rose Nylund
  • Robin Williams - Everyman
  • Appearing as themselves

  • Mayim Bialik
  • Jonathan Brandis
  • Downtown Julie Brown
  • Heavy D
  • Michael Douglas
  • Ice-T
  • Magic Johnson
  • Quincy Jones
  • Queen Latifah
  • Tone Loc
  • Melanie Mayron
  • Pat Riley
  • Carl Sagan
  • Alex Trebek
  • Kid 'n Play
  • Muppet performers

  • Jim Henson - Kermit the Frog
  • Kevin Clash - Alligator
  • Dave Goelz - Elderly Frog
  • Jerry Nelson - Robin the Frog
  • David Rudman - Iguana
  • References

    The Earth Day Special Wikipedia


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