This episode features a show-length parody of Moulin Rouge, the life of Toulouse-Lautrec with Joe Flaherty playing the lead Jose Ferrer role, shown on Dialing for Dollars. The title is possibly inspired by Lust For Life, the biography of Vincent Van Gogh. At the end of the show, Moe loses his phone and is fired by Guy Caballero (who once again does not appear in person).
Segment 1: Dialing for Dollars: Lust for Paint, Part 1
Moe introduces the movie and tries to make a call, but his phone is dead.
Segment 2: Movie: Lust for Paint, Part 1
Toulain paints at the local cafe, on their tablecloths. He declares his love for Lagalou, but is humiliated. he meets Marie in the street and takes her back to his studio.
Segment 3: Movie: Lust for Paint, Part 2
Toulain falls for Marie's charms. Her boyfriend arrives and beats his up.
Segment 4: Promo: Celebrity Tattletales
Celebrities tell secrets about their spouses.
Segment 5: Dialing for Dollars: Lust for Paint, Part 2
Moe's check to the phone company bounced; they disconnect his phone.
Segment 6: Movie: Lust for Paint, Part 2
Marie has left him--Toulain turns to drink; his father visits; Marie returns to try and get some cash out of him.
Segment 7: Promo: The Babe Ruth Story
The uplifting story of one of baseball's immortals, wherein Babe promises to hit a few homers for a sick kid.
Segment 8: 50 Practical Jokes
'Spot on the tie,' 'Phantom shoulder tap,' 'Bronx handshake.' 50 jokes that require no skill, no special equipment and no intelligence.
Segment 9: Movie: Lust for Paint, Part 3
Lagalou has hit hard times. Toulain helps her out, but is humiliated and collapses.
Segment 10: Promo: Mick Mason--Police Photographer
Mick came from the cushy world of commercial photography.
Segment 11: Movie: Lust for Paint, Part 3--Conclusion
Toulain has strange dreams on his death bed. His father comes and tells him his paintings are in the Louvre.
Segment 12: Commercial: Fluffy Puff Toilet Paper
Soft as a fine tablecloth.
Segment 13: Dialing for Dollars: Lust for Paint, Part 3
Moe's set is dismantled. Guy fires Moe.
Harold Ramis appears as: Moe Green in segments 1, 5 and 13; Coucou in segments 2 and 11; the Waiter in segments 6 and 9; the Doctor in segment 7; a corpse in segment 10; a Guest in segment 12
Joe Flaherty appears as: Toulain Vantrec in segments 2, 3, 6, 9 and 11; Prince Philip in segment 4; the Father in segments 6, 7 and 11; the Announcer in segment 10; Guy Caballero (voice only) in segment 13
Catherine O'Hara appears as: Lagalou in segments 2, 9 and 11; Queen Elizabeth in segment 4; the Operator in segment 5; the Mother in segment 7; a corpse in segment 10; a Guest in segment 12
John Candy appears as: a Waiter in segments 2 and 11; Baboon in segments 3 and 6; Babe Ruth in segments 7 and 11; the Announcer in segment 7; the Sucker in segment 8; Frank in segment 10
Andrea Martin appears as: Marie in segments 2, 3 and 11; the Wife in segment 12
Eugene Levy appears as: Burt Conby in segment 4; Degas in segments 6, 9 and 11; Mick Mason in segment 10; the Husband in segment 12
Dave Thomas appears as: the Phone Technician in segment 5; Monet in segments 6, 9 and 11; TV Magician Marshall Brodeen in segment 8; the Chief in segment 10
Donald Cowper as: Bobby
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