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The Shaggy D.A. (1976)

G  |   |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy  |  17 December 1976 (USA)
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A lawyer makes an interesting discovery that could affect his chances of getting elected to office.

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John Slade
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Katrinka Muggelberg
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Raymond
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Brian Daniels
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Eddie Roschak
John Myhers ...
Adm. Brenner
Richard Bakalyan ...
Freddie (as Dick Bakalyan)
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Howie Clemmings
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Prof. Whatley
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Sequel to the 1959 movie about a boy who gets turned into a dog because of an ancient ring which some say is cursed. Today the boy, Wilby Daniels is a grown man, a lawyer and with a family. When they're robbed and Wilby tries to report it to police but only gets the run around, he decides to run for District Attorney or D.A. Because he believes that the current D.A. John Slade is not only doing his job but is on the take. When Daniels publicly denounces Slade, Slade decides to try and get something on him. And he might have found it when the ring that turned him into a dog when he was a boy is stolen from the museum and when the words inside are read, he turns into a dog. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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It's Laughter By The Pound! You'll Roll Over, Sit Up, And Beg For More! See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Förvandlingen  »

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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Trivia

Liam Dunn died during the filming of the roller rink sequence. John Fiedler was brought in to complete the role as dog catcher. See more »

Goofs

When Tim brings the dog into the bar for the second time he pulls a barstool out for the dog. A crew member's hand is clearly visible grabbing hold of it at the bottom to keep it steady. See more »

Quotes

Eddie Roschak: Well, I just don't like these... enthusiastic amateurs.
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Connections

Remade as The Shaggy Dog (2006) See more »

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The Shaggy D.A.
Sung by Dean Jones
Written by Shane Tatum and Richard McKinley
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Best Shaggy Dog Movie Ever
10 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dean Jones and Tim Conway make this the most thrilling and hilarious Shaggy Dog movie of all time. Some of it is a bit wacky, but not ridiculous and that just adds to the fun and humor. It's not exactly a direct sequel to the original 1959 Shaggy Dog, but that doesn't hurt it at all. Personally I find the original one to be rather boring, frustrating, and confusing, but this movie is all out fun. Some parts are so funny that I couldn't stop laughing. I haven't seen any of the latter Shaggy Dog movies except for the new one with Tim Allen, which is OK, but not as good as this one, I can't see any Shaggy Dog movie being better than this.


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