Moment 26: Guru Adrian

Length: 1:30

This is the sizzle reel Matt Frost and I created for the Guru Adrian animated series that never came to be. *sigh*
Fox optioned Guru Adrian in 1995 with an eye to creating the next adult/kid crossover hit for Saturday mornings, a la Peewee’s Playhouse. They shipped me to LA where I worked with writers, animators and voice actors on the development process (I still have audition tapes of Adam West and Leif Garret).
It was all a huge thrill, right up until they shelved the project and sent me packing 3 months later. Apparently the Head of Children’s Programming had been replaced and the new dude wanted “a clean slate”.
A few years later it was optioned again, this time by MTV, and I went through the same process: animation and script development, much excitement, project shelved.
In retrospect, it’s kind of amazing that it got as far as it did, given that I was pitching the show as “The Simpsons meets Scientology.”
Know anyone who greenlights animated shows?
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Moment 26: Guru Adrian




DateFebruary 21, 2014

The Tiki Man

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Prudent Boozer: Eric


Moment 85: Ava, Pornstar / Viagra

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Viagra: Guys vs Men

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Moment 51: Rain

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Moment 26: Guru Adrian

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Prudent Boozer: Carla

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Moment 19: Umbria


Moment 41: Night Train

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Moment 48: Fred Noe / Jim Beam

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Moment 36: Fiji

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Bahamavention Ad

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Moment 16: Snow Bike

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Prudent Boozer: Dylan


Morgan Praises Ministry

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Moment 84: Zombie

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Moment 9: Ski Weekend

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Moment 34: Morgan Spurlock Interviews DAW

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Prudent Boozer: Marie

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Moment 25: Pedicab

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Prudent Boozers: The 3 Girls



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Hornitos: The Secret Shot

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Hornitos: Cougar Hunt

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Moment 7: Kier


Moment 70: Mosh Fish

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Alexis Rockman

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Moment 43: The Wedding

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Moment 67: Santa Baby

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Amex: Culture Makers

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Moment 37: Leading Men

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“Connect” by Jacqui Hunt

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Max on Snacks

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Moment 44: It’s a Boy!


Hornitos: Tito Sam

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Millennials React to PB

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Moment 57: Mario Batali

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Moment 11: Eve

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Prudent Boozer: Enrique


Ministry Xmas Party 2008

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Moment 27: In The Jungle

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Moment 78: New Guinea

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Moment 92: The Ticket

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Moment 61: Malcolm McLaren on Boys

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Moment 15: Prudent Boozers VomComp


MoC Print Reports

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Prudent Boozer: Chris

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Moment 45: Big Dog


Moment 52: Pookie-voo

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Moment 13: Joe Jackson

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Moment 5: Coney Island

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Moment 75: The No Show

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DAW on Style

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Moment 2: Prudent Boozers

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Getting Away

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Prudent Boozer: Yearim

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Moment 94: View From the Ministry

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Moment 42: Adam & Trevor

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Moment 89: Malcolm McLaren on Artists

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Moment 3: Tokyo Video Scrapbook

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Moment 4: Rio

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Moment 55: Idaho

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Ogilvy Interviews DAW

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Moment 98: Monk in Venice

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Barn On the Pond Instructions


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Barn On the Pond

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Origins of the Ministry

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Prudent Boozer: Nelly

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Prudent Boozer: Robert

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Moment 50: The Pianist

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Moment 54: The Doll

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Rushkoff: Ep 2

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Moment 23: Billy

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Moment 17: Vanessa

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Moment 82: MTV Daze – March

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Prudent Boozer: Patrick


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Moment 31: Niagara

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Moment 1: Danny

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Moment 6: David Blowie

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Max on Insighting

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Reebok: Youth Ethnography

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About the Ministry

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Moment 81: MTV Daze – February

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Moment 87: Crossing the Line

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Moment 71: Tony Curtis on Maturity

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Moment 69: Pineapple Pudding

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Max on Pester Power

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Rushkoff: Ep 1

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Prudent Boozer: Ana



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Moment 80: MTV Daze – January

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Moment 38: Street Parade

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Moment 95: Bazaar

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Moment 97: Shoe Baby

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Moment 28: Pyramids

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Moment 20: The Workout

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Moment 96: David Art Wales

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Rushkoff: Ep 3

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Moment 24: The Park

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Stefan Sagmeister

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