'Hard Copy,' moose are equally unnerved OLYMPICS '94 -- A SPECTATOR'S SPORT

February 17, 1994|By Kevin Cowherd

Where are the animal rights people? -- Visible agitation among moose and reindeer population around Lillehammer now thought to be caused by high-pitched whiny voice of CBS skiing analyst Christin Cooper.

Thanks, but no thanks -- A secret video of Charles Kuralt sunbathing in the nude has reportedly been offered to "Hard Copy." After viewing it, shaken producers of the tabloid show agreed the tape is too alarming to air so soon after the dinner hour.

Round one -- After Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan greeted each other at the athlete's village, a 6-inch sewing needle was discovered embedded below Ms. Kerrigan's shoulder blade.

Ms. Harding denied any knowledge of how the needle got there.

If at first you don't succeed -- The Campbell's soup commercial featuring Nancy Kerrigan flattening a burly hockey player on the ice took more than two dozen takes; the willowy figure skater was finally allowed to use Mace.

Interesting facts about Norway -- Lutefisk, dried cod cured in lye and served with a gelatinous outer layer, is often eaten without the benefit of anesthesia.

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