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Every Home Should Have One (1970)

 -  Comedy  -  April 1978 (USA)
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Teddy, working at an advertising agency, has to come up with a campaign for frozen porridge.

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Teddy works for a large advertising company. Given the seemingly impossible task of selling frozen porridge, he decides to produce commercials which make the product seem sexy. This leads him into confrontation with the "Keep Television Clean" movement, of which his wife is a senior member. Further problems ensue when the family take on Swedish nanny Inga Giltenburg. Written by measham

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Think Dirty ... No Inhibition Think Dirty ... No Frustration Think Dirty ... You're Better Off! See more »

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Alan King was offered the part of Nat Kaplan, which eventually went to Shelley Berman See more »

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Liz Brown: You must forgive Richard. He thinks your from Mars.
Lotte von Gelbstein: No. Hamburg. Boys.
Liz Brown: Would you like some tea?
Lotte von Gelbstein: No, thank you.
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sexiness sells
15 August 2011 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Although a completely silly, absurd movie, Jim Clark's "Every Home Should Have One" (also called "Think Dirty") is also sort of a spoof of advertising and commercialism. Marty Feldman plays an ad exec hired to come up with a sexy way to advertise porridge. And when I say sexy, I don't mean it lightly! I mean, have you ever seen Julie Ege?!

I figure that, like "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice", this movie was basically capitalizing on cinema's new permissiveness. Even so, there is some REALLY funny stuff here. Some scenes made me absolutely crack up. Feldman was truly showing what he would later bring to Mel Brooks's movies.

Also starring Judy Cornwell, Patrick Cargill (the police chief in "Help!"), Jack Watson, Penelope Keith and Shelley Berman.


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