Celebs go to great lengths for Obama
Sarah Palin, it's safe to say, has been dominating the "Saturday Night Live" airwaves. Tina Fey's impersonations are instant water-cooler fodder, and Palin's personal appearance boosted SNL to its highest ratings in 14 years. How can the Obama camp match that?
Luckily for Obama, some celebrities are taking extreme measures to show their support for him. It's no surprise to see celebrities lining up for the Democratic ticket, but these stars are going above and beyond the normal call of duty.
First up, we have director Ron Howard resurrecting not one, but two, classic roles that he admits he'd rather leave behind: Opie Taylor from "The Andy Griffith Show," and Richie Cunningham from "Happy Days".
"I've never done this before and I hope to never have to do it again," Howard admits, "but I guess you could say I'm feeling pretty desperate these days."
Howard brings his old TV pals Andy Griffith (Sheriff Andy Taylor) and Henry Winkler (the Fonz) along for the ride. Obama supporter or not, the chance to see the Fonz again, talking it up in front of a classic car, leather jacket and all, makes this video worth a look... http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/20081023/pl_ynews/ynews_pl108