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A sleazy, incompetent detective tries to simultaneously take down heroin dealers and a socialite who murdered a burglar.

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James Arthur Cummings
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Walter Deaney
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Greta
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Benton
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Salvatore Mistretta
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Tony Gallano
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Chief Albert Pallin
Buck Young ...
Det. Aldridge
Rayford Barnes ...
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Rich Lady (as Lilyan MacBride)
Rob Narke ...
Customs Officer (as Robin Narke)
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Rudy Moran
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Joe Don Baker is Mitchell- a hard-nosed, soft-bellied cop with an affinity for porn and Schlitz. His latest assignment has him engaging in no-speed car chases, yelling at children, shooting innocents and sloppily carousing Linda Evans. Written by <jigen@yahoo.com>

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10 September 1975 (USA)  »

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Byens staeste purk  »

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Final theatrical film of Merlin Olsen. See more »

Goofs

During the chase on the mountainside, the passenger's side window on the orange Mustang alternates between being opened and being closed. Also, after it rams into Mitchell's car, it loses a headlight, but later in the chase, the headlight is back. See more »

Quotes

Walter Deaney: C'mon, let's go get some juice.
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Referenced in My Brother's Light (2002) See more »

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Mitchell
Written by Larry Brown, Jerry Styner & Steve Hoffman
Performed by Hoyt Axton
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In Defense Of Mitchell
14 May 2003 | by (The Bumble's Cave) – See all my reviews

Ok, like most people, I was introduced to "Mitchell" via the comedy genius of Mystery Science Theater. It's one of my favorite episodes of the Joel era. However, I have recently seen the original un-MSTied verison of "Mitchell" and I can saw, it's really not all that bad. It's not good mind you, but it's no "Manos". The problem is they squeezed about an hour's worth of material into a 97 minute movie. And let's not forget, Mitchell is supposed to be unlikable. He's an anti-hero, something not often seen in American movies. Joe Don Baker did a decent job in this given the limitations of the material.


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