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It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1975)

 -  Comedy  -  September 1976 (USA)
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Henry Ramer ...
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Robert A. Silverman ...
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Man in parking lot: Hey, what's the big idea? This was my parking spot!
Sweeney: I am sorry indeed, dear brother. We have a badly abused copy of "Lady Chatterly's Lover" that is in desperate need of an ink transfusion. I'm sure you'll understand.
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The opening credits are shown in a zany animation sequence. Towards the end, the voice of star Anthony Newley comments on the names being introduced in these credits. He calls the producer "a funny fella" and mispronounces a slew of other names. See more »

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even "bad" can be amusing
25 February 2000 | by (south carolina) – See all my reviews

It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time is not supposed to be a classic. it's just goofy fun. 80-90% of the movies made annually are just candy.

when a movie is this "bad"...it's interesting to just look at other aspects of it. the direction...writing...what possibly passed as humor at that time. i think its amusing to just "watch" people act. see the wheels turning in their eyes as their minds bring out the next line of dialog.

don't be hard on movies like "Good Idea". they are not supposed to stand the test of time. it's just candy.


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