THE BEACH BOYS TV SPECIAL
The Beach Boys perform and discuss their career. Brian Wilson is interviewed in bed and tells how he stayed in bed for three years looking at his chest and smelling cologne. Dennis Wilson says Brian is crazy! Brian says that during the first few years of Beach Boys fame, Dennis was the sex symbol of the group.
Brian, Carl and Dennis in the studio improvising a song at the piano and telling how mean their father was. The boy's high school music teacher tells how he gave Brian's song, "Surfin" an "F." Brian celebrates his 34th birthday party with Paul and Linda McCartney in attendance. Van Dyke Parks is interviewed at Tower Record store on Sunset Boulevard. The Beach Boys sing in a Pentecostal church with an all-black choir.
Dan Akroyd and John Belushi dressed as surf police drag Brian out of bed, drive him to the beach, and send him into the ocean in his pajamas and bathrobe. Songs include: "Fun, Fun, Fun," "Be True To Your School," "God Only Knows," "I Get Around," "Good Vibrations," "Sloop John B.," "California Girls," "Help Me Rhonda," "Wouldn't It Be Nice." Dennis Wilson sings: "You Are So Beautiful."