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Reading Jack Handey's Lost Screenplay 'Harv the Barbarian'

"The Script Pile" is a biweekly column on Splitsider that takes a look at the screenplays for high-profile movie and TV comedies that never made it to the screen.

Called "the envy of every comedy writer in America" by The New York Times, Jack Handey spent over a decade writing for Saturday Night Live and creating memorable sketches and segments like "Deep Thoughts," "Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car," and "Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer." Handey was part of a cluster of revered writers who joined SNL in the mid-'80s and went on to dominate the comedy world in the '90s and '00s, along with Conan O'Brien, Robert [...]