A GORILLA HIDING IN A TREE STARTLES PEDESTRIANS,
ON ABC'S "JUST FOR LAUGHS"
"Episode 117" � On this edition of ABC's "Just for Laughs," TUESDAY, MARCH 4 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET), a gorilla hanging from a tree surprises pedestrians walking by, a police officer pulls over commuters and attempts to impress them with magic by making their driver's licenses disappear -- only he's unable to make them reappear -- a construction worker squirts passersby with a water gun, and an innocent bystander is asked to look after a drill when it mysteriously turns itself on and begins to pound the pavement. (Rebroadcast. OAD 9/28/07)
Rick Miller hosts.
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