Statler and Waldorf: From The Balcony - Reel Classic Extra

Reel Classic Extra

Starting on August 28, 2005 (and continuing for 19 weeks), Statler and Waldorf hosted ESPN Classic’s Reel Classics Extra, a weekly sports-themed movie programing block, with antics from the balcony. The brief introductory clips were filmed as part of production for Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony - using the same puppets, sets, crew. Aside from introducing the films, the clips heavily promoted the webshow with on-screen pop-up advertisements saying "for more Statler & Waldorf go to movies.com". An archive of these introductions was added to the From the Balcony website afterwards in 2006; they remain part of the show's video collection at Movies.com.

Statler and Waldorf’s 19 special "Reel Classic Extra" intros were for the following films:

  • Eight Men Out
  • Hoosiers
  • Hustle
  • Let It Ride
  • One on One
  • Rollerball
  • Semi-Tough
  • The Black Stallion
  • The Scout
  • Victory
  • North Dallas Forty
  • American Flyers
  • The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh
  • Three
  • Searching for Bobby Fischer
  • Cobb
  • Fast Break
  • Blue Chips
  • Through the Fire

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