Andy Kaufman was an American comedian, actor, and performer. He started performing for friends and family at the age of 7. He was soon discovered by Bud Freidman, the owner of ‘Improvisation comedy club,’ and became a popular performer. In 1975, he was invited by ‘Saturday Night Live’ to perform a segment on the show. He is best known for playing ‘Latka Gravas’ on the hit television show ‘Taxi’ from 1978 to1983. He is also known for playing various characters on ‘Late Night with David Letterman’ (1982-1993). He also made appearances in films such as ‘God Told Me To’ (1976), ‘Heartbeeps’ (1981), and ‘My Breakfast with Blassie’ (1983). Andy was known to take his acts to a level where the lines between reality and imagination seemed hazy to his audience, so much so that he is believed to have faked his own death as a grand hoax.
In this television special, American comedian, actor and performance artist Andy Kaufman interviews guests in his own absurd fashion.
The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show is a comedy show which revolves around Miss Piggy, who hosts her own variety show, where John Ritter, George Hamilton and Tony Clifton are guest stars. Over some time, a romantic triangle develops between Piggy, Ritter and Hamilton. Things soon get complicated when Miss Piggy is upset and angry to learn that her show is not the first episode of a continuing series, but only a TV special.
Innocent Brother Ambrose arrives in Hollywood to raise funds to save their monastery, where he meets many, including Dr. Sebastian Melmoth, who robs him. Mary, a prostitute, helps him and tutors him about the ways of the world. Ambrose joins televangelist Armageddon T. Thunderbird’s ‘Church of Divine Profit,’ only to realize that it’s a money-making trick. Can he succeed in raising funds?