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A comedy/variety special filmed at the Princess Hotel and Club de Golf in Acapulco, Mexico, hosted by Tony Randall and mainly featuring demonstrations of water sports such as diving.

Highlights include: an introduction about water by Randall; Ed McMahon introducing footage of various professional and Olympic divers; a comedy sketch featuring Jerry Seinfeld and Anne Meara; a comedy routine featuring the clown-like “Aquamaniac” divers; McMahon narrating over footage of a cliff-diving competition between Mexico and the United States; a comedy sketch featuring McMahon interviewing Mel Brooks, playing an ex-Nazi pretending to be an Argentinian archaeologist; footage of a synchronized swimming routine; diver Barney Cipriani performing a 100-foot dive; another comedy sketch featuring Meara and Stiller; further diving footage narrated by McMahon; a comedy diving bit featuring duo Edwards & Bauer; a comedy routine featuring a fisherman attempting to reel in a swimmer portraying a “human fish”; a synchronized swimming routine performed by the San Francisco Merionettes; and diver Oscar Biscione performing a dive while on fire and covered in firecrackers. Commercials deleted.


  • DATE: April 5, 1972 7:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:52:16
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: B:53261
  • GENRE: Comedy/Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: TV - Comedy/Variety
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV, 1972


  • Joe Cates … Executive Producer
  • Walter C. Miller … Producer, Director
  • William Watts … Associate Producer
  • Gary Belkin … Writer
  • Norman Steinberg … Writer
  • Tony Randall … Host
  • Ed McMahon … Narrator, Guest
  • Barney Cipriani … Performer
  • Edwards & Bauer … Performer
  • John Bauer … Performer
  • Jennifer Roland (audio id only) … Performer
  • San Francisco Merionettes … Performer
  • Oscar Biscione … Performer
  • Anne Meara … Guest
  • Jerry Stiller … Guest
  • Mel Brooks … Guest
  • José Alvarez
  • Al Coffey
  • Moses Garcia
  • Raul Garcia
  • Sue Gossick
  • Tom Gompf
  • Rick Langdon (audio id only)
  • Chuck MacKarvich
  • Ann Peterson
  • Ignacio Sanchez
  • Filiberto Svastiqui (audio id only)
  • John Tobler
  • Antonio Velasquez
  • Rick White
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