Shia LeBouf SNL Sketch

In what has since become a very popular online MEME/GIF, Shia LeBouf appeared in this 2008 “Saturday Night Live” sketch as magician Doug Denston. Yes Doug Denston, not Doug Henning mind you. A parody of 1970s celebrity filled games shows, LeBouf does an admirable job of concocting the look of an extremely magical Doug for…

1985 Saturday Night Live Sketch-Martin Short as Doug

To make your weekend even better I thought I’d post a link to this vintage Saturday Night Live sketch from January 12, 1985. In it, Billy Crystal plays Joe Franklin hosting, appropriately, “The Joe Franklin Show.” However, this sketch wouldn’t be on this website if it wasn’t for Martin Short’s brilliant impersonation of Doug. The…

The History of Martin Short’s Doug Henning

Who doesn’t love Martin Short’s impersonation of Doug? Aside from being dead on accurate, it’s still remembered to this day as one of the best he’s ever done. Maybe that’s because Short actually knew his subject all too well. You see, Martin Short attended college with Ivan Reitman and Doug at McMaster University up in Canada….

Saturday Night Henning!

  What better way to spend a Wednesday than with a vintage “Saturday Night Live” clip featuring Doug Henning? Well, maybe not the Doug we all know and love, but he’s called Doug Henning nonetheless.  Over the course SNL, two people were notable for their Doug impressions in the 1980s: Martin Short and comedian Rich…