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A conservative talk show host named Gus Baker (who resembles Rush Limbaugh) invites Beavis and Butt-head to discuss capital punishment and music videos on his show. The boys turn out to be less than the ideal guests when their use of language causes controversy.


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x20
Production Number: 420
Airdate: Thursday May 12th, 1994

Director: Mike Judge


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Guest Stars
Gilbert GottfriedGilbert Gottfried
voiced Gus Baker
Main Cast
Mike JudgeMike Judge
voiced Beavis, Butt-head, Principal McVicker, Tom Anderson, David Van Driessen, Bradley Buzzcut, Various

Recap

Beavis and Butt-head are watching conservative host Gus Baker on TV. He invites callers to phone in, so the boys do so. Butt-head tells Baker he's "cool" and that they agree with what he said about "the chair". Baker is happy to speak with young men of such "morals", so he invites them to appear on his TV show. ..

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Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The Clash"Should I Stay Or Should I Go? (Live)" 
Herb Alpert"North On South St." 
Jawbox"Savory" 


Episode Quotes
Gus Baker: Now people say that yours is a lost generation - violent, lazy, uneducated, sexually active.
Butt-head: Not Beavis.
Beavis: Yeah. Butt-head doesn't get any either.

(Baker whispers into Butt-head's ear)
Butt-head: Uh... Hey Beavis. He says we can't say, 'sucks.'
Beavis: Really? That sucks!
Butt-head: Can we say, 'butt-wipe?'
Beavis: Yeah. How 'bout 'bung hole?'



Cultural References
Visual: Gus Baker's book, titled "See I Told You"

In the opening scene, Gus Baker has a display behind him featuring his book, "See I Told You." This is a parody of Rush Limbaugh's book, See I Told You So.

Character: Gus Baker

Gus Baker is clearly a parody of radio personality, Rush Limbaugh. Limbaugh is the controversial conservative radio host of The Rush Limbaugh Show.

Butt-head: Especially Meat Loaf. He sucks.

Meat Loaf is a singer/songwriter best known for his hit songs, "Paradise by the Dashboard Light", and "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)."



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