Crunchy Frog Comedy

Sketch comedy for your ... ears!

Crunchy Frog Comedy is a "radio" show inspired by the likes of "Monty Python's Flying Circus" and "The Kids in the Hall." The show features original comedy (sketches and plays) written and performed by the Crunchy Frog Players, many of whom got their start on the radio drama program, Shoestring Radio Theatre.

Please see the episode descriptions below to listen to the show.

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"Crunchy Frog Comedy" sketches have aired on such fine programs as: Demented Radio, Damage Control, Lee & Wolfe, and The Comedy-O-Rama Radio Theater Hour. Please contact us if you would like to air our shows.

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Episodes

If a Tree Falls…

A collection of Monty Python-esque comedy sketches.(17 min.)

Written by Randy Parker & Nico Pemantle
Directed & produced by Randy Parker
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Psychobabble

A collection of Monty Python-esque comedy sketches.(16 min.)

Written by Randy Parker & Nico Pemantle
Directed & produced by Randy Parker
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Message From God

Gilbert Jennings gets the surprise of his life when he finds a message on his answering machine … from God. Even more surprising is what happens when Gilbert returns the call.(11 min.)

Written by Randy Parker & Nico Pemantle
Directed & produced by Randy Parker
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The Boy with Bionic Socks

Simon Lebopowitz is more than your run-of-the-mill teenage boy thanks to a pair of bionic socks which give him amazing crime fighting abilities. But will Simon’s socks be enough to help him thwart the evil plans of the notorious international criminal known as The Mime?(26 min.)

Written by Eli Chartkoff
Music by Rob Avila & produced by Carlos Goti
Directed & produced by Randy Parker
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Players

Crunchy Frog Comedy is written and performed by…

  • Rob Avila - Voice-Over Performer / Composer
  • John DeBernard - Voice-Over Performer
  • Dana Cory - Voice-Over Performer
  • Paul Dougherty - Voice-Over Performer
  • Mim Herzenstein - Voice-Over Performer
  • Colin Hussey - Voice-Over Performer - Website
  • Randy Parker - Writer / Director / Producer
  • Nico Pemantle - Writer / Voice-Over Performer - Website

Music

"The Love Song of Guglielmo Oberdank" (a.k.a. the "Crunchy Frog Comedy" theme music) was written by Rob Avila and produced by Carlos Goti.

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Thanks

Special thanks to the following friends, supporters, and sources of inspiration:

  • 1
    Monica Sullivan & Steve Rubenstein

    For providing the template and demonstrating best practices for producing radio drama via Shoestring Radio Theatre.

  • 2
    The Pythons

    John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle, and Graham Chapman.

  • 3
    The Kids

    Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson.

  • 4
    Alex Bennett

    For years of comedy magic on his unique morning radio show. (Facebook Page)

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Contact

To get in touch with Crunchy Frog Comedy, please use the Contact Form on Randy Parker's Personal Website.