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The Girl Most Likely to... (1973)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | TV Movie 6 November 1973
An ugly girl undergoes plastic surgery and becomes beautiful. She then takes revenge on all the people who mistreated her when she was ugly.

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Miriam Knight
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Ralph Varone
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Tilson
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Dr. Green
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Dr. Hankin
Cyril Delevanti ...
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Dr. Ted Gates
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Moose Myers
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Fred (as Daniel Spelling)
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College co-ed Miriam Knight, portrayed by Stockard Channing is smart, witty, and well-meaning, but endures endless bullying because of how she looks and how much she weighs. But due to a freak car accident, she has plastic surgery, with results beyond anyone's imagination. Now ravishing and beautiful, she looks nothing like she used to, but the abuse she suffered while ugly still hurts. Now, Miriam is on a mission for deadly revenge from former tormentors. Written by trivwhiz

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They treated her like a dog. Now, she's a fox. And she's going to make them pay. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

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6 November 1973 (USA)  »

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This film was broadcast by ABC and televised on Election Night 1973. In NYC the film was broadcast on ABC affiliate channel 7. When Miriam was planning to "do away" with one of her rivals the film was temporarily interrupted for election results. Those NY viewers who could also pick up ABC affiliate channel 8 from New Haven Connecticut, where there was no interruption, could "fast Forward " and see Miriam pushing that rival out of an airplane. As the movie resumed in its entirety on ch7, viewers could relive the entire "airplane" scene, if they chose to. See more »

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Tilson: Mr. Meyers, can you tell us the basic theme of Oedipus?
Moose Myers: Uh... yeah. That's the guy who had something wrong with his eyes? Yeah. He had a problem with his eyes.
[laughs]
Tilson: Miss Knight, perhaps you can help Mr. Meyers with the theme of the Oedipus legend?
Miriam Knight: Easy. A guy can't kiss his mother on the mouth and get away with it.
[laughs]
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Featured in Svengoolie: The Girl Most Likely to... (1999) See more »

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A Story of Sweet Revenge
29 October 1998 | by (Lower Alabama) – See all my reviews

In school, there was at least one kid who always got picked on because they weren't cool; they just didn't fit in. And, when you don't fit in, you are teased--sometimes unmercifully. This is the premise of "The Girl Most Likely To..." Miriam Knight (played by Stockard Channing) is the misfit. Poor Miriam is fat, ugly, and totally unpopular. The kids treat her like dirt and berate her at every turn.. When a car accident leaves her bandaged from head to toe, Miriam is transformed into a beauty. When she notices the wolf-whistles from the guys, she decides to pay her tormenters back "with interest". How Miriam gets her revenge is the real clencher. "The Girl Most Likely To..." is black comedy at its darkest.


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