Outrageous tabloid-TV talk-show host Wally Sparks (Rodney Dangerfield) gets an ultimatum from his network to tone down his act or risk Federal Communications Commission fines. He responds by seeking an interview with Georgia Gov. Floyd Preston (David Ogden Stiers) and accidentally uncovers a sex scandal. The seemingly endless list of cameo appearances includes Burt Reynolds, Cindy Williams, Tony Danza, Gilbert Gottfried and Oprah Winfrey.