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Chevy Chase

The Chevy Chase Show (Fox)

PREMISE I'm Chevy Chase — host of Fox's entry into the early-1990s late-night talk show wars — and you're not.

LIFE SPAN Sept.-Oct. 1993

FUN FACT Originally, the network sought Dolly Parton to host. Her manager turned the offer down but suggested the former Saturday Night Live newscaster instead.

CRITICAL TAKE A notorious catastrophe for Chase (pictured with early guest Goldie Hawn), the show earned an F from EW's Ken Tucker, who moaned that its combination of ''mind-deadening'' tedium and ''blithe contempt'' for its audience has ''managed only to give vulgarity a bad name.'' (Read the full review.)

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