In the early aughts, Jeff Foxworthy went from cracking "you might be a redneck" jokes as a mainstream solo attraction to joining forces with Bill Engvall, Ron White and Larry the Cable Guy on The Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
The stand-up superstars' collective box office success led to Blue Collar TV, a sketch comedy show that ran for two seasons (July 2004- July 2006) on the WB and Comedy Central.
Special guest stars in skits teamed Foxworthy and company with friends from the worlds of comedy (Drew Carey), pro wrestling (Nashville's own Jeff Jarrett), the Atlanta Braves (Terry Pendleton), NASCAR (Sterling Marlin), University of Georgia athletics (former head football coach Mark Richt) and country music (Trace Adkins).
One spoof of note teamed Grammy award-winning country star LeAnn Rimes with Foxworthy to add their own campy twist to those late-night Total Gym infomercials starring Chuck Norris and Christie Brinkley.
Even though the similarities between Foxworthy and Norris start and end with their facial hair, the former nails this absurd send-up of a sexually explicit piece of dual exercise equipment.
As for Rimes, we'll cool it on the potential spoilers and just say her guest appearance as Brinkley made for one of the funniest bits in the show's 43 episode run.
Rimes has also appeared over the years on The Masked Singer, multiple TV movies and even three 1998 episodes of Days of Our Lives. A solid list of roles, but none of them let her share her silly side. More recently, she's appeared on the Netflix series Country Comfort, which co-stars her husband, Eddie Cibrian.
Brooke Dillman, Ayda Field and Peter Oldring were among Blue Collar TV's regulars. Episodes followed such themes as Human Body and Gadgets.
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