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EXCLUSIVE!!! I know this looks like a picture of me as a little boy, but it is actually CHAKA!!! From LAND OF THE LOST!!!

Hey folks, Harry here... Man oh man. There's a part of me that really and truly hates that I'm flying off to Berlin in the morning to watch Nazis murdered on the set of INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS (OK, that ain't true) - but I am missing the Super Bowl for the very first time in my entire life... which I didn't realize was a very big deal till... I realized I wasn't going to be watching it. Meaning... no Super Bowl Commercials... No hilariously over-produced half-time show... No BBQ and BEER... Tragedy. And most of all, no getting to sit down and write up the various spots for movies as they happen, which I've done with y'all for the last 12 years. So, when I got an email earlier this week from Brad Silberling, asking me if I'd like to debut the first image of CHAKA from LAND OF THE LOST before you saw him moving in the LAND OF THE LOST TV Spot on the Super Bowl - and the little boy buried in my chest screamed "YES!!!!!!!" LAND OF THE LOST was awesome to grow up with. That lil Philip Paley that played CHA-KA flipped me out as a boy. He was a lil bigfoot to me. And a fur covered boy was something that somehow appealed to my miniature mind at the time. This time, Chaka is played by the SNL talent, Jorma Taccone... and looking everybit as a Chaka should. Here's what Brad emailed me:

So here, then, a glimpse of our friend who's certainly not challenged in the follicle departement. Can't wait for everyone to see Jorma's performance. It's time for some Pakuni love in this world again...

Here's Chaka, whom you can clicky to get biggy!

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  • Jan. 30, 2009, 9:33 p.m. CST


    by BojTrek

    Don't like it...

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 9:34 p.m. CST

    Chaka go Kaka on you.

    by Redfive!

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 9:35 p.m. CST


    by skellngtn

    uh, this won't be fucking our eyeballs....ever

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 9:37 p.m. CST

    I care not.

    by dr sauch


  • Jan. 30, 2009, 9:40 p.m. CST

    "Chaka mad...!

    by MaxTheSilent

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 9:43 p.m. CST

    I think it is...

    by XxSoulFlyxX

    Chewbacca's lost grandson.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 9:44 p.m. CST

    I wanna see dinosaurs.

    by JDanielP


  • Jan. 30, 2009, 9:46 p.m. CST

    This may be the only thing they get right

    by GeorgieBoy

    Guess we'll have to see...

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 9:47 p.m. CST

    Is his last name Khan?

    by Corterville

    And does he have a soulful singing voice?

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 9:51 p.m. CST

    who plays Enik?

    by Skankardly

    and Big Alice?

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:01 p.m. CST

    Poor kid...

    by ChezKing

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:01 p.m. CST

    Fooled into clicking on a story I don't care about.

    by chrismata

    You are a genius Harry.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:01 p.m. CST


    by gotilk

    No way.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:04 p.m. CST

    This movie.

    by Toonol

    Chaka looks good, the sets look good, the Sleestacks look good...<p> But it's a comedy with Will Ferrel; how can it not be terrible? My heart wants to hope, but my mind knows the truth.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:05 p.m. CST

    is he at the Stargate?

    by ProziumJunkie

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:05 p.m. CST

    Looking forward to this

    by Melvin_Pelvis

    not at all

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:09 p.m. CST

    Carrot Top's inbred son?

    by ProziumJunkie

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:12 p.m. CST

    Fuck Will Ferrell. Bring on RAMBO VS. HARVEY MILK!


  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:15 p.m. CST

    Ben Stiller is in this movie?

    by GrandMuffTarkin

    Who knew!

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:20 p.m. CST

    I feel for you.

    by rev_skarekroe

    I think I love you.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:27 p.m. CST

    Hows he wipe clean?

    by ThePilgrim

    I bet dingleberrys are a common problem for this poor little hair bastard. <P>Is the pubic hair area also straight? Is there like hairy junk flapping around down there like obvious and visable to some extent and dudity creepy like. <P>Maybe it's like a dog dork and it hides in a tube shaped sheath affixed to his belly. <P>Thank god they hid these parts of his body behind that strange text covered stone.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:32 p.m. CST

    Harry likes hairy young boys

    by meta4

    Thats right up there with chocolate covered pussy juice!

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:34 p.m. CST

    When I saw that I jizzed in my pants

    by SifoDyasJr.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:36 p.m. CST

    "It has been my life long dream to be covered in hair!"

    by Anna Valerious

    Jorma is quickly becoming one of my favorite comedic actors. And he's cute when he's not hairy. :) -goes off to sing George Michael karaoke in front of her P-mon plushies-

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:37 p.m. CST

    That's not Chaka...

    by Human Worm Baby

    That's Seth Green. Look at him, all Robot-Chickeny and loaded.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:49 p.m. CST

    i want to hang with QT in Berlin.

    by future help

    Lucky bastard.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 10:49 p.m. CST

    Chaka was the cause of my years on incarceration.

    by Monkeybrains

    I hated that motherfucker so much that one week after watching the show I was so pissed off and riled up that I would outside and beat up the first kid I would see. Then I went over to his house and kicked his father’s ass. Then I started to go after the cops that showed up at the kid’s house but I lost that fight because the cops had clubs and that really wasn’t fair. Then in the clink I kicked the guys’ ass that tired to make me his bitch and then I made him my bitch which wasn’t really fun because I hate that stuff. Then I kicked the work farm captains’ ass and then they sent me to the hole for three years of solitary confinement where the only ass I could kick was my own which got really boring after a couple months. <p> All because of Chaka. <p> Mother Fucking Chaka. <p> don’t think I’ve forgotten you….. <p> Chaka………..

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11 p.m. CST

    I read SifoDyasJr.'s comment and...

    by Bob Loblaw Law Blog


  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11 p.m. CST

    How the fuck can anyone...

    by MaxTheSilent

    ...find Will Ferrel the slightest bit funny? Simply put, the ONLY thing he has even been remotely amusing in is the under-rated MARY KATHERINE GALLAGHER: SUPERSTAR.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:01 p.m. CST


    by palpatinefuckedmydog

    lovechild of Ben Stiller and Seth Green

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:02 p.m. CST


    by palpatinefuckedmydog


  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:05 p.m. CST

    Save me Chaka Khan! Chaka Khan!

    by otm shank

    I have no great interest in this.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:08 p.m. CST

    hows he wipe clean?

    by robamenta

    man that was hilarious...thanks the pilgrim

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:21 p.m. CST

    LOL...looks like...

    by cineninja

    ...Seth Green...and with no makeup!

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:23 p.m. CST

    Doesn't Michael Jackson throw a shout out to Chaka in

    by ProziumJunkie

    one of his songs?

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:28 p.m. CST


    by beerbaby

    Little harry. I love it. BTW it took me forever to find my old profile. is there a way to sign up for new ones. I didn't see it on the site. or are we the only ones allowed to talk back anymore?

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:29 p.m. CST


    by Hikaru Ichijo

    haters go away

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:30 p.m. CST

    Lukas Haas?

    by James_O'Nasty

    Corn Pops?

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:30 p.m. CST

    Football is gay!

    by Power_Girl

    Germany is way better!

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:31 p.m. CST

    I'd rather Watch Commercials than

    by conspiracy

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:31 p.m. CST

    Football is g-a-y!

    by Power_Girl

    Germany is better!

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:34 p.m. CST

    Will Ferrel is great when there's a script

    by Hikaru Ichijo

    this movie has the added benefit of being based on Sid & Marty Kroft Production, so the jokes are already there.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:35 p.m. CST

    the should have gone more with a G1 look!

    by killianx

    No Little girl with blonde pigtails is lame!

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:43 p.m. CST

    I'd rather watch commercials than "hang" with QT

    by conspiracy

    Was this REALLY "news" worthy? A single non-pic...not even a dinosaur..but fucking Chaka..the WORST character from a piss poor program is "news"? Come on Harry...just admit you used this story as an excuse so you could crow to everyone you're going over to Germany to "hang" with QT. And I am can anyone stand to be around that narcissistic, speedball pumping, freaky foot fetished lunatic? And I'm more thrilled about Beer and BBQ than Inglorious it sounds like pure shit at this point...Stallones move sounds like Bad Ass'ed Shakespeare in comparison...and I bet Slys movie won't be so laden with obviously too thought out tired pop culture references and "Tarantino speak" it falls into self parody like QTs last attempts at film. Hey..I liked Dogs, Loved Pulp and Jackie...but that gun done fired all its, click, click.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:46 p.m. CST

    There was a punk band called SCARED OF CHAKA

    by 3D-Man

    I guess I finally know what that name means.

  • Jan. 30, 2009, 11:55 p.m. CST

    What kind of geek watches sports?

    by Sith Witch

    Even if it is the Super Bowl... You lose your geek cred card Harry. Unless it's pod-racing I'm not biting.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 12:19 a.m. CST

    Team based sports are pointless

    by Power_Girl

    Purely social drivel. The teams change players every year and if you took away the state names or country names nobody would watch it.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 12:22 a.m. CST

    Will should do Sigmund and the Sea Monsters.

    by mrfan

    Or Lidsville.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 12:35 a.m. CST

    That's the lil bastard that keeps getting in my trash

    by Iron-kong

    Hate that kid

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 12:49 a.m. CST

    CHAKA smelled like OLD SPICE and TACO MEAT

    by BurnHollywood

    ...And what's more, I bet he BEATS OFF even more than HAND JOB from FULL METAL JACKET.<p> I'm so glad Ferrell and Co. are tearing this show a new one. 70s Saturday morning shows sucked ass...except for BUGS BUNNY/ROAD RUNNER and SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 12:57 a.m. CST

    This is cool news?

    by MaxDembo1

    Who gives a shit?

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 12:58 a.m. CST

    cool muppet brah

    by geek molester

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 1:07 a.m. CST

    CHRIS KATTAN should have played CHAKA

    by Mike_D

    its true.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 1:09 a.m. CST

    It's GOOD to see Seth Green branching out again.

    by Psynapse


  • Jan. 31, 2009, 1:12 a.m. CST

    I give a shit.

    by Atomica

    And everyone knows my opinion is more important than yours, you witless twit. Land of the Lost rocks my fucking socks. Chaka always did remind me of that inbred neighbor kid, though. Hey MaxDembo, was that You???

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 1:31 a.m. CST


    by Chaka!

    That looks NOTHING like me

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 1:35 a.m. CST


    by Sith Witch

    I couldn't agree with you more. With teams being completely new entities every year, how can anyone pretend to take loyalty in them outside the very tenuous backing of simply supporting the closest one to your own home?

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 1:49 a.m. CST


    by kafka07

    Should I be surprised?

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 1:51 a.m. CST


    by Charlie_Allnut

    What is this? Am I missing something?

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 2 a.m. CST


    by Dingbatty

    It's called a "pants shave." The vet shaves my long haired cat's hindquarters several times a year.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 2:01 a.m. CST

    A desert?

    by Dingbatty

    Looks like they are increasing the size of the Land. In the original, if you looked through binoculars, you'd see the back of your head.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 2:23 a.m. CST

    Saw a very early screening a few days ago...

    by RowdyRoddyStriper

    The movie is truly awful, like, really bad. Comedy is super broad, with lots of gross out and "adult" humor thrown in, but none of it works. And the movie DRAAAAAAAAAAGGS. Easily one of the most torturous experiences of my life. None of the effects were really done of course, but it didn't really matter. Chaka feels up Holly the whole movie. The sleestak hardly do anything and are used more for comic relief. There is never a sense of danger, at all, not even a hint. Embarrassing for the studio.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 2:57 a.m. CST

    Fuck Berlin.

    by DerLanghaarige

    What a boring piece of shit this is. But tell me when you are in Oer-Erkenschwick (Which is even worse than Berlin, but then I could at least say hello.)

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 3:34 a.m. CST

    Other than TINO2, what else is expected?

    by onezeroone

    Anyone??<p> Am not much of a football guy, but kinda rooting for Cardinals. Other than that, it's teaser and trailers am looking fwd to. anyone knows other than Transformers2, which other teasers/trailers are expected?

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 3:54 a.m. CST

    American Werewolf anyone?

    by loafroaster

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 3:56 a.m. CST

    The Young Nick Nolte Chronicles

    by Pixeldriver

    See Nick in his early days, oh wait... nevermind..

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 4:29 a.m. CST

    Jumanji anyone?

    by tangcameo

    Looks like the kid after the game turned him into a monkey.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 7:24 a.m. CST

    looks like seth green

    by palewook

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 7:35 a.m. CST

    the frak is that?

    by ominus

    he looks like a crossover of a monkey and a dog.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 8:09 a.m. CST

    They Made Him Look Like Jamie Kennedy

    by purplemonkeydw

    ...that's all i have to add...

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 8:21 a.m. CST


    by TiNSeLToWN TeRRoR

    This is what Bay said on his blog:"The Super Bowl spot is coming Sunday in the third Quarter (few minutes into the quarter slot). The spot will be online a few minutes after that." "The full length teaser trailer will only be on 'Friday the 13th'. It will not hit the internet until a week later." Don't expect much either - "The teaser really only teases stuff - I'm holding so much stuff back from the final trailers because I personally hate going to movies where you have seen it all." AMEN to that!

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 8:23 a.m. CST

    Harry watches sports??? Your geek cred took a nose-dive.

    by Uncle Stan

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 8:47 a.m. CST

    I care not

    by ironic_name

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 8:53 a.m. CST

    paul blart2!

    by ironic_name

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 11:40 a.m. CST

    chaka chaka

    by j_difool

    chaka is pakooni

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 11:51 a.m. CST

    Why Ferrell is popular: Bush, and laughing at middle-aged white

    by Prof. Pop-Cult

    Basically, that boils down why he became popular throughout this decade. It started out as laughing at his impression of Bush, and then evolved (devolved?) to the public laughing at middle-aged white men. Paul Blart continues this latter thread.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 12:01 p.m. CST

    Chaka uganza bisasa!

    by briantag

    Wirra! Hah-ree! Chaka uganza bisasa!

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 12:23 p.m. CST

    I thought Rodney Sheppard from Sugar Ray was Chaka...

    by beefywhore

    And Marylin Manson was paul from the Wonder Years... I've been misinformed...

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 2:05 p.m. CST

    Super... bowl?

    by Pompoulus

    A super bowl of what? I'm so confused.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 2:22 p.m. CST

    Looks like Quest For Fire:The Early Years

    by skimn

    BTW Where has Everett McGill been?

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 2:24 p.m. CST

    Harry doesn't care about sports

    by skimn

    The SuperBowl gave him an excuse to eat his weight in buffet food. And watch out for movie trailers.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 2:34 p.m. CST


    by LaserPants


  • Jan. 31, 2009, 4:32 p.m. CST

    We'd better get a BASTERDS set report, POST HASTE!

    by LHombreSiniestro

    Just sayin', any coverage of Basterds is like heroin.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 5:23 p.m. CST

    Wil Ferrel and Jim Belushi

    by Jodet

    That these two people are paid to be in movie and tv shows never fails to astonish me. WTF?????

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 6:48 p.m. CST

    teaser is up

    by bacci40

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 6:51 p.m. CST

    i think its sad that the suits dont get it

    by bacci40

    yes, it was a scifi show written for kids, so much of the dialogue is dumbed down...but the concepts were way beyond what most kids shows would deal with, and they brought in top flight scifi people to write the scripts<p> they werent satisfied at just raping my they want to make a joke of it

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 7:47 p.m. CST

    Will and Holly aren't his kids, right?

    by IndyCollector

    I don't get that.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 9:01 p.m. CST

    "they werent satisfied at just raping

    by Dijjot

    my they want to make a joke of it" haha. but yeah, the still looks kind of silly. Looks like something abc would produce on an educational grant to release into middle schools.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 9:18 p.m. CST

    I can only hope Brendan Fraser is in this one too!

    by StovetopStuffin'

    Cause he's on a streak with his shit movies lately.

  • Jan. 31, 2009, 11:34 p.m. CST

    Quest for Fire: Origins

    by Toonol

    They need to franchise that puppy.

  • Feb. 1, 2009, 12:52 a.m. CST

    Can you imagine getting this role? OMG I'm Chaka!!!

    by Orionsangels

    Yes! Chaka! My dream role! Oscar's here I come!

  • Feb. 1, 2009, 12:53 a.m. CST

    The reality is...Chaka must pay. He needs a good beat down.

    by Orionsangels

  • Feb. 1, 2009, 2:12 a.m. CST


    by alice 13

    little hairy but still a cutie.

  • Feb. 2, 2009, 4:13 a.m. CST

    Looks pretty close to the original

    by ricarleite

    I'm cool with it

  • Feb. 2, 2009, 8:09 a.m. CST

    I hope Dopey trounces him

    by Abominable Snowcone

    will this movie feature Warwick Davis as a pylon?

  • Feb. 2, 2009, 8:55 a.m. CST

    I'm getting tired of these Geico commercials

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    I have enough insurance thank you.

  • Feb. 2, 2009, 11:59 p.m. CST

    MY GOD!

    by REVENGE_of_FETT

    It actually looks cheesier than the TV show!