Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If townspeople don't go nuts, from wanting a cigarette, or kill each other from irritation and frustration, they will win a huge prize. Written by
Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>
What happens when an evil tobacco company offers $25,000,000 to an entire town to stop smoking for thirty days? What happens when 4,006 heavy smokers from Eagle Rock, Iowa take up the challenge?
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Did You Know?
The end (midnight) town square gathering was actually shot at 1am. The crew had to wait for the local high school band to arrive. The band has a football game to play in and they held up shooting for some time, because they were late to get to the set. See more
When the church service is being televised, the choir boy in the upper right is replaced in later takes. See more
Mr. Kandiss - the Valiant Tobacco Company's Cold Turkey Program is in it's eleventh day. How do you feel about that?
I told you to leave me the *bleep* alone!
David Chetley, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Referenced in Midnight Hard
The Washington Post
Written by John Philip Sousa
Played during band medley See more