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Thursday's Game (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  14 April 1974 (USA)
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Harry Evers
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Marvin Ellison
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Lynne Evers
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Lois Ellison
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Mrs. Reynolds
Nancy Walker ...
Mrs. Bender
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Ann Menzente
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Joel Forrest
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Melvin Leonard
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Mike
Richard Schaal ...
Bob
Robert Sampson ...
Dave
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John
Jean-Michel Michenaud ...
David Evers (as Gerald Michenaud)
John Archer ...
Mr. Wood
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Harry Evers and Marvin Ellison have been playing poker Thursday nights with their friends for years. When a disagreement breaks up the game, they decide to continue meeting and doing different things together, instead of staying home with their wives. When the wives find out that the games stopped some time ago, they are a quite upset. Just what have they been doing on Thursday nights. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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14 April 1974 (USA)  »

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Filmed in 1971 but not broadcast until 1974. See more »

Quotes

Harry Evers: I don't have to take any orders from you any more!
[Calmly starts trashing the office]
Mr. Wood: But we haven't even discussed severance pay!
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Thursday's Game
20 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's been so long since I've seen this film that I figured it had fallen into some kind of vortex. I just finished reading Bob Newhart's very funny book, "I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!" In writing this, he touches on several television and film projects he did, but he didn't mention that wonderful movie. Oddly, though I cannot remember how it goes, it was the theme music that really caused me to hold on to the memory of this movie. I have no idea why the memory of enjoying a simple little tune (however it goes) would stick more than any scenes. But the plot, that you can never forget.

Dear Lord, please guide one of the many, MANY cable networks out there to find this and show it. I implore you! Amen.


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