YMMV / Hey Hey Its Saturday

  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Plucka Duck, Dickie Knee, Ozzie Q. Ostrich. The show had a lot of memorable characters.
  • Fair for Its Day: The infamous black face performance had originally been done during the show's original run. The performers, called the Jackson Jive, were in Med School at the time and returned for the reunion special full fledged doctors. The performer who played Micheal even painted his own face white. This also falls under Values Dissonance (it was American guest Harry Connrick Jr who took offense.)
  • Overshadowed by Controversy: Despite Summers apologizing following the commercial break. The blackface skit unfortunately brought a lot of negative press to the show despite the strong social media campaign to bring it back in the first place. The controversy hung over the show giving the Nine Network little reason to allow it to continue.
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