Prairie Home Companion

Saturday 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. - noon on KUOW
Garrison Keillor

Original comedy sketches by Garrison Keillor and cast, with sound-effects wizard Fred Newman, musical guests, stories from the town and "The News from Lake Wobegon."

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  • Saturday, April 19, 2014 4:00pm
    "It was warm. The week started out warm and then we got some snow here on Tuesday and we just ignored it, of course -- as you would ignore an embarrassing relative." Mr. Berge hits a large pothole and damages his car, the town experiences a pink full moon, and Pastor Liz organizes an outdoor procession to celebrate Holy Week, in a monologue from April 2011.
  • Saturday, April 12, 2014 4:00pm
    "It's been a beautiful week, the sun was shining and on Wednesday it got up to 70. There was a couple down by the lake, they were making out as if nobody could see them." A bear wakes from hibernation and wanders into town, the Swansons return for a visit after 30 years away, and Pastor Liz announces that she is leaving to become the pastor at a Lutheran Church in Rome.
  • Saturday, April 5, 2014 4:00pm
    "The fourth Sunday of Lent was last week and Easter is a couple of weeks away so that snow, that big snow that they got on Thursday was really tough on people." The town deals with an early spring snowstorm and Mr. Berge finds himself in a tricky situation out on the rapidly thawing lake.
  • Saturday, March 29, 2014 4:00pm
    "It's been beautiful this last week. The sun was shining. It's been a gorgeous, gorgeous winter. We got a little snow on Monday, Thursday, just a decorator snow." Mr. Berge tells a few jokes to ducks out on the lake, the Men's Prayer Group gathers at Bunsen Motors, and the Lutheran Church holds its Lenten soup suppers.
  • Saturday, March 22, 2014 4:00pm
    "Spring: spring came in on Thursday. We got little snow on Tuesday. No problem, no problem. Just a little decorative, designer snow on Tuesday." Thoughts on the sin of sloth and the 1965 World Series, Carl Krebsbach considers robbing a bank and receives a mysterious phone call, and Darlene worries that her cat may have rabies.