Out of Control (1984–1985)
198450 Years Older
Waldo accidentally creates a time machine out of the Hurry-Up Machine resulting in himself, Dave, Diz, Hern and Angela aging 50 years.
Dave experiences nothing but bad luck due to his superstitions, which include being chased by a life-sized action figure and dealing with technical problems on the set.
1984Battle of the Reporters
Hern and Angela face off in a "battle of the reporters" to see which one of them is the better reporter for the show.
Waldo creates a super-growth ray that makes things big, but things get out of control when Dave uses the ray to accidentally blow-up a tarantula that stalks the studio.
1984Dave and Angela Are Getting Married?
When Diz overhears Dave and Angela talking about her upcoming story coverage of a celebrity wedding, she mistakenly assumes that Dave and Angela are the ones getting married, in which Diz tells Hern who fears loosing his job to Angela, as well as Waldo who fears changes in studio working conditions. But things get more complicated when Diz decides to throw a surprise engagement party for Dave and Angela complete with a wedding cake and all.
When Diz thinks that today is Dave's birthday, she sets out with the rest of the gang to plan a surprise birthday party for him.
1984Day at the Beach
When Waldo takes the day off from work to go to the beach and takes one of the two studio cameras with him, Dave is left to run the show by himself as more staff takes off to go to the beach for some fun adventures.
When Dave and Hern leave to fly up north to Alaska on an excursion to search for the world's best Eskimo Pie, Diz remains behind to run the studio by herself and transforms the place, and the show, into one big music party.
Dave's guest is an incompetent illusionist named Presto who tries to teach him and the gang how to, or more likely how NOT to, perform magic tricks.
Dave tries to help out a depressed Waldo, who never gets any mail, by doing a character makeover on him with the help of Lydia the Letter Carrier.
1984Monkey for a Day
When Dave fails to show up to the studio, Diz decides to hire a substitute host for the day, only that it turns out that the "host" is a chimpanzee.
1984Rock and Roll Studio
When Diz accidentally overbooks the studio into having a rock band record their latest music video, she, Dave, Hern, Angela and Waldo are mistaken for the band and are brought into the now unrecognizable set to prepare for their production number, despite that none of them know how to sing or play musical instruments.
1984The Laugh Track Machine
Dave tries help out the man operating the laugh-track machine for the show when he does not find the show, or anything else, to be funny anymore.
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