Space Ghost Coast to Coast
Jon Benjamin, voice of Ben Katz on Comedy Central's "Dr. Katz,"guests on a show that features rare appearances by Brak and Tansut.
EP 4 CHiPs
Space Ghost welcomes two talk-show experts, Bill Carter and Joe Franklin. Carter, author of "The Late Shift,"explains why Space Ghost was excluded from his book. Franklin, the world's first TV talk show host, gives him a few pointers. Moltar introduces his fascination with the television series "CHiPs,"a theme that will resurface again and again.
EP 7 Banjo
Space Ghost is nurturing a special pet—Banjo the sea monkey. Zorak sabotages the interview with Schooly D by hypnotically controlling Space Ghost's mind. Weird Al Yankovic reveals that he can eat his weight in Ding Dongs, but his interview is cut short by Banjo, now a colossal brine shrimp intent on destroying the set.
EP 10 Gum, Disease
The rapport between Branford Marsalis and Space Ghost makes it look as though the then-band leader of "The Tonight Show"might be switching talk shows. Next, a child star from the same television era as Space Ghost, Danny Bonaduce, talks about his days with the Partridge family and his deep-seated hatred for Osmonds.
EP 1 President's Day Nightmare
Space Ghost shows off his versatility by emceeing Cartoon Network's "World Premiere Toon In". Members of the Council of Doom appear as judges in a beauty pageant-style competition between five cartoon directors. Blip also makes an appearance, prompting Space Ghost to croon, "Oh, what a monkey he is!"
EP 4 Hungry
Space Ghost welcomes shiny happy Michael Stipe from R.E.M. (Space Ghost: "Is that you in the corner?"Stipe: "Yes, it is.") Later, he shares time-honored difficult-places-to-reach-while-scratching-stories with Lassie. Mujibur and Sirajul, frequent guest stars on "The Late Show with David Letterman,"mysteriously appear with Space Ghost's pizza.
EP 9 Surprise
After Moltar sends Space Ghost away to "pick up an important package in the mailroom," Zorak takes a seat behind the desk. What happens next is television history as Zorak cackles through a rapid-fire series of "interviews" with everyone from actress Cameron Diaz to TV's Jimmie "Good Times" Walker.
EP 12 Late Show
Former "Late Show With David Letterman" writers scripted this unabashed spoof of late-night talk show convention. Janeane Garofalo reveals her secret power, then hypnotist Flip Orley joins Space Ghost until Zorak, using an incantation, turns him into David Grohl of the Foo Fighters. Sitting in with the band is John Popper of Blues Traveler.
EP 13 Cookout
After a show open that features Moltar and Zorak arguing the respective merits of Beefaroni and Beefaghetti, Space Ghost enlists the Council of Doom to judge an old-fashioned cooking competition between three nationally-acclaimed culinary experts: Emeril Lagasse, Nathalie Dupree and Martin Yan.
EP 14 Art Show
Performance artist Laurie Anderson riles Space Ghost by revealing that she never watches television, then waxes conspiratorial about cyberspace. A disengaged Space Ghost invisos out, missing much of their remaining conversation. Next, Space Ghost endeavors to understand members of the performance troupe Stomp.
EP 2 Gallagher
Space Ghost introduces "Space Time Quiz Fun 9000" and his "contestants," comedians David Cross and Bob Odenkirk of HBO's "Mr. Show." What follows is a rapid-fire conversation in more ways than one, as Odenkirk's growing addiction to power-band blasts results in a steady volley from Space Ghost.
EP 4 Anniversary
Space Ghost marks a "special notch in the belt that is the Space Ghost saga" with returning guests Bobcat Goldthwait and Judy Tenuda. The show also includes special appearances by villian-turned-announcer Tansut and the evil Chad Ghostal, as well as a spectacular career retrospective montage compiled by Moltar.
EP 5 Zoltran
Space Ghost chats with Robin Leach until his guest reveals that he is, in fact, an evil villain named Zoltran. Leach, as Zoltran, blasts Space Ghost by shooting lasers out of his eyes. Unfortunately for Space Ghost, the show doesn't get any easier as Merrill Markoe needles him about his age and his intergalactic location.
EP 8 Zorak
Space Ghost presents a special tribute to Zorak. Dr. Maxcy Nolan, professor of entomology at the University of Georgia, speculates that the bandleader may be hiding an extra set of legs under his vest. Exterminator Steve Arnold, meanwhile, reveals that he says "Take this!" before going after insects.
EP 19 Suckup
Desperate for a new gig, Space Ghost kisses up to "Talk Soup" host John Henson and "Entertainment Tonight" host Bob Goen by telling each that they are "pretty men." Space Ghost even offers to set Henson up with his "sister" Judy. Brak spoils the affair by spilling gravy all over the set.
EP 3 Girl Hair
Girl hair. Hanson has it and Space Ghost is obsessed with combing it. This episode reveals Space Ghost's dark side as well as Zorak's desire to procure teeth so that he can get into clubs. Appearances by the Tooth Fairy and Santa bring about one of the weirdest scenes yet staged on the show.