Mike Myers Tommy Maitland The Gong Show

Mike Myers is barely recognizable as his game show host alter ego in a new trailer for ABC’s reboot of The Gong Show. While Myers made a name for himself on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s with such characters as Wayne Campbell (of Wayne’s World fame) and Dieter, the German expressionist talk show host of Sprockets, the actor found a new niche on the big screen in the Austin Powers trilogy from 1997-2002. It was during that time period where Myers truly found comedic gold living under other people’s skin, donning prosthetics to bring such memorable characters as Dr. Evil, Fat Bastard, and Goldmember to life to battle his titular character.

And while fans continue to wait for the long-elusive fourth Austin Powers film (which Myers is interesting in doing), Myers is passing the time by once again disguising himself — this time as faux legendary British game show …

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