'The Chevy Chase Show' knocks its host off his stride

All through the '70s and '80s, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000946" title="Chevy Chase" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/chevy-chase-PECLB000946.topic">Chevy Chase</a> was never without a quip. His characters were always too cool for the room. Then the comic actor got his own late-night talk show on Fox and the results generated enough cringe-worthy moments to drive Chase into obscurity for nearly two decades. His role on the well-regarded NBC comedy "Community" is the first sign that he's on the road to career recovery.
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All through the '70s and '80s, Chevy Chase was never without a quip. His characters were always too cool for the room. Then the comic actor got his own late-night talk show on Fox and the results generated enough cringe-worthy moments to drive Chase into obscurity for nearly two decades. His role on the well-regarded NBC comedy "Community" is the first sign that he's on the road to career recovery.

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