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Thursday's Game (1974)

PG | | Comedy | TV Movie 14 April 1974
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 ... See full summary »

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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
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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)
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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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What do Harry and Marvin do on Thursday nights? It's not poker with the boys anymore. They've got another game in mind. The kind of game they hope their wives don't find out about. See more »

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14 April 1974 (USA)  »

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The Berk  »

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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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Referenced in The Big Box: The Thirsty Dead (2010) See more »

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Thursday's Game is full of woe
9 December 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I'm not the only person who's seen this!!!...I'm quite surprised at that. I saw it sometime during the late '70s, and it was quite memorable because Gene Wilder played his part as a gambling addict very straight and serious. I especially remember the scene with Wilder and Newhart in the children's playground.


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