TV-MA | | Biography, Comedy
In the 1970s and '80s, National Lampoon's success and influence creates a new media empire overseen in part by the brilliant and troubled Douglas Kenney.
Mark Metcalf, who plays the Second Publisher, is famous as Doug Niedermeyer from Animal House (1978). Also, the question he asks, "What do you wanna do with your life?" is said by Metcalf in Twisted Sister's music video "I Wanna Rock."
Fuck those guys, you know? They're just like my dad. They jerk off to Eisenhower biographies.
Henry Beard: Yes, but, and this is what I love about them, they have money.
When Doug is driving a Jeep in Hawaii the Jeep has square headlights. These didn't appear on Jeeps until 1986. The scene is set in 1980.
After the end credits have rolled, Martin Mull is shown singing the song "Time of My Life" with members of the cast.
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