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Tunnel Vision (1976)

A committee investigating TV's first uncensored network examines a typical day's programming, which includes shows, commercials, news programs, you name it. What they discover will surely ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Christian A. Broder
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Senator McMannus
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Senator Polanski (as Dan Barrows)
Stephen Feinberg ...
Proctologist
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Dr. Manuel Labor
Roberta Kent ...
Mrs. Betty Purvis
Edwina Anderson ...
Melanie Edwards
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Quant O'Neill / Subway Reporter / Announcer
James Bacon ...
Gene Scallion
Kurt Andon ...
Man at breakfast / Doctor
Lorry Goldman ...
Pierre Skooché / Son
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Marie (as Lynn Marie Stewart)
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Freddie (as Gerritt Graham)
Pamela Toll ...
Street Attendant
Gene Pistilli ...
Dying Man
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A committee investigating TV's first uncensored network examines a typical day's programming, which includes shows, commercials, news programs, you name it. What they discover will surely crack you up! This outrageous and irreverent spoof of television launched the careers of some of the greatest comedians of all time. Written by Clint Weiler

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The funniest film of 1985. See more »

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R | See all certifications »

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29 March 1982 (Denmark)  »

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Los Angeles News  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Movie debut of announcer Dick Tufeld, the voice of the robot from the TV series Lost in Space (1965). See more »

Goofs

At the end of the APCD segment, the actress says "breath" but the screen text says "death". See more »

Quotes

Announcer: Tunnelvision... the no-bullshit network!
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Referenced in Freaks and Geeks: Noshing and Moshing (2000) See more »

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Tunnelvision
Written by Dennis Lambert & Brian Potter
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Dated But Influential Sketch Comedy
11 September 2000 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

It's extremely dated, dopey and wildly uneven, but there are still some pretty good laughs to be had in this short collection of skits that take a look at what "television of the future" will be like (?) Even if the humor isn't your cup of tea, it's worth a look just to spot the large cast of then-unknown and up-and-coming comedy talent. Rent it with the similarly-themed "The Groove Tube" for an evening of mindless juvenile fun.


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