Michael McKean of 'Spinal Tap' and 'Laverne & Shirley' fame was hit by a car in Manhattan yesterday.  He was hospitalized in critical but stable condition.

-He suffered a broken leg, along with various cuts and bruises. But his rep is optimistic. She says, quote, "He'll be okay, hopefully he'll be fine. It's pretty devastating." His wife Annette O'Toole is flying in from Los Angeles to be with him.

McKean is 64 years old.

Here's a couple of classic clpis from 'This is Spinal Tap':