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Five favorite Bill Murray comedy roles

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"Meatballs" airs today at 4:15 p.m. ET

“It just doesn’t matter! It just doesn’t matter!” may be our favorite refrain when our hide and seek team loses a match, but you know what does matter? That we’re showing “Meatballs” today at 4:15 p.m. ET. Yep, as winter starts to set in, we’re going to be watching the summer camp classic. After all, we’re talking about Bill Murray at his screwball best as the head counselor at Camp Northstar. Comedy, romance, and, of course, wacky hijinks ensue as the frazzled counselors and their hyperactive campers (where was the Ritalin in 1979, man?) prepare for their annual competition against the super athletes enrolled at Camp Mohawk. “Meatballs” was the first major directorial effort by multi-talented filmmaker Ivan Reitman, whose name has since become synonymous with the comedy genre. So roast some marshmallows over the stove, make a lanyard, and host a hot dog eating contest for one, we won’t judge! Well, not much anyway.

Here are five of our favorite Bill Murray comedy roles to get you in the mood for this afternoon’s movie:

5. Dr. Peter Venkman in “Ghostbusters”

4. Tripper in “Meatballs”

3. Carl Spackler in “Caddyshack”

2. John in “Stripes

1. Ernie McCracken in “Kingpin”

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“Meatballs” airs today at 4:15 p.m. ET

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