Late-Night Mugging

SHOW: THE CHEVY CHASE SHOW

TIME: WEEKNIGHTS, 11 P.M. EDT, FOX

THE BOTTOM LINE: The newest entrant in the talk-show wars takes a giant pratfall.

He was always the longest shot in the late-night horse race. As a ; prospective talk-show host, Chevy Chase brought too little experience and too much ego. His competition was too entrenched, his audience too ill-defined, his comic sensibility too dated. Nothing short of a miracle, it seemed, could make him a hit.

The only miracle about The Chevy Chase Show is that the star was still showing his face on national TV by the end...

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