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.