Gil Fisher

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From the sketch comedy television series SCTV (1976-1981). He was the bearded host of the SCTV network program The Fishin' Musician. Played by John Candy, he first appeared in 1981. On his fictional show-within-a-show, he would take real musicians playing themselves on fishing expeditions, then they would perform at his Scuttlebutt Lodge.

Musicians who appeared were: The Tubes, The Plasmatics, Third World, Carl Perkins, Jimmy Buffett and Joe Walsh.

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