An influential lawmaker on Congress’s tax writing committee is calling on the Internal Revenue Service to release a copy of video parodies it shot of Star Trek and Gilligan’s Island.

House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee chairman Charles Boustany, Jr., R-La., sent a letter Wednesday to IRS Acting Commissioner Steven T. Miller demanding a copy of the video parodies produced in the IRS’s television studio in New Carrollton, Md., claiming the studio may have cost taxpayers more than $4 million last year, according to a review of contracts.

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