The Big Gay Sketch Show

Character: Various
Genre: Comedy

Headed by a cast of eight fresh up-and-coming comedic actors, The Big Gay Sketch Show features a combination of traditional and music-based sketches, pop culture parodies and recurring characters, all from a unique LGBT perspective. Check out the gay werewolf , Tranny 911, the gay Facts of Life, All in the Family and Honeymooners and more! The show is produced by Oh Really! Productions and executive producers are Rosie O’Donnell, Dan MacDonald and Joe Del Hierro. Amanda Bearse (Married with Children, director of numerous episodes of Mad TV), is the series director.


Nicol Paone, Julie Goldman, Stephen Guarino, Jonny McGovern, Kate McKinnon, Paolo Andino, Colman Domingo, Rosie O’Donnell, Erica Ash

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Season 1

1×01 – Pocket Gay, Bear In the Burbs, Logo Life Tips & Political Project Runway With Barbara Bush & Abe Lincoln! (original air date: April 24, 2007)

Pocket Gay is every boy and girl's best new playmate in this commercial parody. Worlds collide in the news report on Bear in the Burbs, which warns of the dangers of wandering into someone else's 'hood. Logo Life Tips spruces up the art of cocktail parties by making your own Ice! When I Knew recalls the moment when our cast members knew they were gay (or not)! Political Project Runway features Barbara Bush, Ariana Huffington, Abraham Lincoln, and Condaleeza Rice as they compete for Heidi Klum and the judges in this reality show send up. The Honeymooners like you've never seen them: Rhonda Kramden tries to please her lifetime companion Alice by delivering her a TV. Elaine Strich can never leave the Broadway stage, even if she's stuck working as a Walmart Greeter.

1x02 - Lesbian Speed Dating, Facts of Life Parody, Svetlana Kills for the Gig, Chicago Style Yoga, Logo Life Tips & Fitzwilliam, the Gender-Confused British Youth (original air date: May 1, 2007)

Jo and Blair discover the joys of friendship in a Facts of Life parody. Russian former KGB agent and chorus girl Svetlana kills for the gig. Lesbian Speed Dating shows what can happen in 3 minutes. Chicago Style Yoga is everything but serene. Chad Michael and Michael Chad of Logo Life Tips explain the joys of "Bookmarks." Fitzwilliam, the gender confused British youth, yearns for his Christmas wish.

1x03 - All In the "Gay" Family, The Ladyline Women's Hotline, an Overly Zealous PFLAG Mom & Daily Afromations! (original air date: May 8, 2007)

All in the "Gay" Family wonders what life would be like in the extremely gay household of Archie and Eddie. The Ladyline women's hotline sketch gives new meaning to the word "hot". Hazel, the overly zealous PFLAG mom will do anything to get her gay son Donavon a date in Mother's Pride. We are treated to Afromations throughout this episode with black activist Lamont and his overbearing woman. Lorna joneses for her Lorna Doones cookies and thinks the gays are conspiring against her. Lesbian musical duo, Sappho's Lips, sing their War on War anthem.

1x04 - Gay Werewolf, Gay Pride 1983, Logo Life Tips & Rachel Ray Learns That New York City Is No Place to Spend $40 a Day! (original air date: May 15, 2007)

Beware of the airline front desk agent in Checking In and the full moon in the adventures of Gay Werewolf! Logo Life Tips teaches you how to save money by making your own Glitter. Rachel Ray learns that New York City is no place to spend $40 a day. A look back on Gay Pride 1983 explores these gay men's thoughts on the future in That'll Happen! Naomi Campbell gives a public service announcement on Domestic Violence in Namoi's PSA. Chad Michael and Michael Chad show just how easy it is to make a zen Rock Garden in this Logo Life Tip.

1×05 – Scaredy Cat Weatherman, Tranny 911, Girls Gone Wilde & Logo Life Tips Teach the Asian Art of Oragami! (original air date: May 29, 2007)

Homospeciality shows what happens as a new word for "homosexuality" is discussed in a marketing boardroom. If you've seen the internet sensation of the real Scaredy Cat Weatherman, you'll love how things just keep getting worse for this Florida weatherman. When the kids are way too out of hand for even TV's Nanny 911, just call Tranny 911 for some unconventional child rearing. Pepper & Cayuga of Sappho's Lips sing yet another lesbian ballad that celebrates all beliefs in JewBahaiScientChristianHinduWiccadist. It's Girls Gone Wilde with naughty videos of breasty women reciting Oscar Wilde's most famous sayings. Hazel is at it again to fix up her glorious gay son Donavon at the supermarket as she goes Shopping for Donavan. Logo Life Tips teach us the Asian art of Oragami, or do they? Lorna Doones wreaks havoc on New York's Gay Pride as it gets in her way to buy a summer shawl.

1×06 – Gender Bending Fitzwilliam Makes His Way to American Girl & Further Adventures of the Gay Werewolf! (original air date: June 12, 2007)

Tyra Banks milks the drama to its fullest throughout this episode as she tries to pick a finalist in America's Next Top Model. The further adventures of the Gay Werewolf turns a wedding upside down during a untimely full moon. A "Mantiques" shop owners' fragile uber-gay relationship is tested to the limits in I'm a Little Teacup. Gender bending young Fitzwilliam makes his way to American Girl Place to see if this store for girls sells the perfect accessory. Beware matey! Captain Sparrow has the surprise of his pirate career as he commandeers a lesbian Olivia Cruise ship. The government in 1950 explores the dangers of an elicit drug in Slim, Trim, and Peppy.

Season 2

2x01 - Super Liza saves the day, Svetlana kills again, Naldo the delivery man & Carrington reuinon (original air date: February 5, 2008)

An inebriated Super Liza saves gays around the world. Sally Fields is a spokesperson for Boniva and gets emotional about osteoperosis. Two lesbians hang out at a gay bar and check out the lesbian stereotypes. Svetlana kills the competition when she guest stars on Dancing with the Stars. A long line at a shipping store is proven to be worth the wait when we see Naldo, the delivery man, work the packages. The Carringtons have a reunion dinner that turns violent in a parody of Dynasty.

2x02 - Elaine Stritch's new perfume, Fitzwilliam grants a wish & Maya Angelou reads from Craigslist (original air date: February 12, 2008)

Elaine Stritch greets customers while selling her new perfume, Stritchy. Fitzwilliam makes a very special request to the Wish Granters Foundation. Repressed senators address discrimination in the insurance industry. Hollywood group therapy participants purge their feelings of May/December relationships. And Maya Angelou reads from Craigslist.

2x03 - Jenny Craig hits Hollywood, Facts of Life meets adult film & Grandma Bell remembers the ol' days (original air date: February 19, 2008)

Families and animals collide in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Hollywood celebrities star in a Jenny Craig commercial. The girls of Facts of Life watch an adult film and learn about sex from Ms. Garrett. Grandma Bell talks about the good ol' days as a young lesbian. And an emergency room attendant offers difficult customer service. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Chastity Bono. Guest stars Christine Ebersole & Paul Vogt.

2×04 – Oprah and Gale talk adventures, parents against gay adoption, home with gay dads & "Are You Smarter Than A Tranny?" (original air date: February 26, 2008)

Oprah and her platonic friend Gale discuss their latest adventures. Parents of celebrities encourage people to vote against gay adoptions. An overweight man joins a Chicago-style pilates class. A woman brings her date home to meet her two gay dads who happen to have enormous genitalia. Jeff Foxworthy hosts "Are You Smarter Than a Tranny Hooker?" Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Chastity Bono. Guest stars Kate Clinton.

2×05 – Lil' Dyke's new video, Perez Hilton on appetite, Suze Orman's financial advice for lesbians & Fitzwillam hits Hogwarts! (original air date: March 11, 2008)

Rapper Lil' Dyke discusses her new video, "Cat Sittin." Paula Dean introduces her new Sit n' Eat diet. Perez Hilton blogs about celebrities while appeasing his appetite. Suze Orman offers financial advice to lesbians. Fitzwilliam enrolls in Hogwarts to learn a special spell. And Miss J. hosts his new show, America's Next Top Bottom. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Chastity Bono.

2×06 – Naldo services customers at the airport, Barbara Bush sells pearl necklaces & Antonio Banderas stars in Coalminer's Mountain! (original air date: March 18, 2008)

Naldo services his customers at the airport. Former First Lady Barbara Bush sells her pearl necklaces. Heterosexual actors Antonio Banderas and Edward Burns star in the latest Hollywood gay blockbuster, Coalminer's Mountain. Catch a preview of the latest reality show, Color Me Reality. The Anal Breeze lubricant spokesperson enjoys a not-so-quiet dinner with her family. Lesbians try to plan a party without the lesbian drama. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Chastity Bono. Guest stars Paul Vogt.

2×07 – Lucy, Ricky, Fred & Ethel go to Italy, Star Jones stars in a musical & a lesbian coach sets up a half-time show for the WNBA (original air date: April 1, 2008)

A customer service representative offers his unique service to a client. Grandma Bell offers lessons in Black History to high school students. Lucy, Ricky, Fred, and Ethel go on a trip to Italy disguised as heterosexual married couples. Star Jones stars in a new musical. And a lesbian coach sets up a sexy half-time show for the WNBA. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Chastity Bono. Guest stars Paul Vogt.

2×08 – Elaine Stritch works at airport security, new toy Pocket Diva & Shim Shai Horowitz hosts a vegan cooking show! (original air date: April 8, 2008)

Elaine Stritch tackles her new job as airport security. From the makers of Pocket Gay comes their latest product, Pocket Diva. German filmmaker Werner Herzog presents the new film, Grizzly Man, featuring a man documenting wild bear life on Fire Island. Maya Angelou reads from Craigslist. Shim Shai Horowitz hosts a vegan cooking show devoted to the raw foods lifestyle. And a special gust star directs the dance number finale featuring the characters of The Big Gay Sketch Show, including Fitzwilliam, Liza, Stritchy, Maya Angelou, Naldo, Waffles, Latanya and Svetlana. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Chastity Bono. Guest stars Paul Vogt & Amanda Bearse.

Season 3

3x01 - The Amazing Race, Afghani Women Reality Series and Barbara Walters Interviews Celebrities (original air date: April 13, 2010)

The Amazing Race features celebrity heterosexuals and their companions as contestants, Afghani women star in a reality series and Barbara Walters interviews celebrities. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Sharon Osbourne.

3x02 - RuPaul Returns, A New Vodka, The Real Housewives of Warren Jeff, and Glenn Close Recording Session (original air date: April 20, 2010)

RuPaul returns with a fresh batch of competing queens , a new vodka dazzles its drinkers, The Real Housewives of Warren Jeff show the wild side of Mormon housewives, and a recording session with Glenn Close becomes difficult.

3x03 - The View, folk group Sappho's Lips performs, and Accident-prone Wedding Planner (original air date: April 27, 2010)

The ladies of The View chat about their experiences going gay for Gay Pride Month, folk group Sappho's Lips performs at a hot dog eating contest, and an accident-prone wedding planner ruins a wedding.

3×04 – Canada's Next Top Model, The L Word, and Offensive Lounge Singer (original air date: May 4, 2010)

Tyra Banks hosts Canada's Next Top Model, The L Word commemorative plates prove to be popular among lesbians, and an offensive lounge singer disrupts patrons. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Sharon Osbourne.

3×05 – The View, Dr. Phil, an Afghani 16th Birthday (original air date: May 17, 2010)

The women of The View discuss gay divorces, an Afghani girl celebrates her 16th birthday, and Fitzwilliam appears on the Dr. Phil show. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Sharon Osbourne.

3×06 – Suze Orman advice, Obsessive-compulsive TV host, and Assembling an IKEA bookcase (original air date: May 25, 2010)

Suze Orman gives financial advice to shoppers, an obsessive-compulsive television host roasts a turkey on her cooking show, and a couple spends the day assembling an IKEA bookcase.

3×07 – Sappho's Lips performs (original air date: June 8, 2010)

Music group Sappho's Lips performs at a Bar Mitzvah. Liza Minelli, Dr. Phil, Amy Winehouse, and Raven Simone appear on the game show "Guess What I Had for Lunch!". James Lipton interviews actors with Botox.

3×08 – A Beyonce music video, a farter disrupts yoga class, and Arnaldo helps horny men move. (original air date: June 15, 2010)

Dancer Svetlana appears in a Beyonce music video, a mysterious farter disrupts a yoga class, and Arnaldo helps a group of horny men move. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Sharon Osbourne.