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Complete credited cast:
Joe Morrison ...
Dr. John Hoyt
Valerie Hawkins ...
Karen Richardson
John Vella ...
Egon
Jack Nagle ...
Dr. Richardson
Sandy Lee Kane ...
Louise, dark redhead
Deanna Lund ...
Jessica, honey blond
Lois Etelman ...
Donna, light redhead
Blanche Devereaux ...
Susan, frosted blond
Doug Hobart ...
Egon as a monster
Judy Lee ...
Ruth - sunbather on dock
Robert Stanton ...
Sheriff Bob
Tony Gulliver ...
First Boy
Ron Pinchbeck ...
Second Boy
John Castle ...
Third Boy
Barbara Paridon ...
First Girl
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College girl Karen visits her dad, a marine biologist, at his island compound in the Florida Everglades. Her partying friends show up, dance to Neil Sedaka tunes, and taunt the doctor's creepy assistant, Egon. Soon they're victims of a wetsuit-wearing. bipedal jellyfish monster. Jealous of Karen's boyfriend, Egon kidnaps her and carries her to his secret underground lair. Written by Jay Phelps <jaynashvil@aol.com>

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On this supposed isolated island there are roof of other houses clearly visible in several scenes. Also visible are power lines from telephone poles. See more »

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Featured in Planet X: Episode #2.4 (2006) See more »

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Do the Jellyfish
Written by Neil Sedaka
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Getting STUNG is FUNG
20 September 2010 | by (L.A. CA) – See all my reviews

This campy Grade Z "monster" movie is a blast! From director William Grefe who made everything from Wild Rebels to the snake flick Stanley - you will laugh at all the mistakes and most of all - the creature! The monster suit has to be seen to be believed! Supposedly modeled after a Man O' War - the guy in the suit looks he has a giant dry cleaning bag on his head - or if you could see through HR Pufnstuf's noggin - that is what it might look like. The scene where the "teens" are attacked by dozens of Man O Wars is hysterical but it is clearly just colored sandwich bags with strings hanging from them. And why Neil Sedaka agreed to record Do The Jellyfish or whatever the lousy ditty is called that he sings is beyond me. This is also that kind of movie where the "teens" all look like they are pushing 40 years of age. If you like big goofy monster suits - this movie is for you.


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