Celebrity Deathmatch - In 1998m the
MTV cable channel carried on the mayhem visited upon Mr. Bill, a
beset upon clay puppet from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE with its
animated series CELEBRITY DEATHMATCH/MTV/1998-2002 (first seen
on Super Bowl Sunday).
The program featured Claymation figures
of famous celebrities battling it out to the death in a sports
arena (Hanson vs. The Spice Girls; gothic rocker Marilyn Manson
vs. accused murderer Charles Manson; and BAYWATCH's Pamela
Anderson vs. cross-dresser RuPaul).
The Announcers Johnny Gomez
and Nick Diamond offered commentary and play-by-play coverage.
Mills Lane presided over the Celebrity Deathmatch Ring as
In a TV Guide interview (8/15/1998 p.3) Mr. Bill
mentioned he would be willing to battle The Pillsbury Dough Boy
if asked to fight in the Deathmatch.
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