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Tunnel Vision (1976)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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
Ernie Anderson ...
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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Storyline

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

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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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The film spoofs an oil spill made by fictional company "Axxon" which caused an environmental disaster. Thirteen years later, Exxon had an oil spill that caused an environmental disaster. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Chevy Chase: [listing symptoms of schizophrenia] Going into a bar full of Hell's Angels and yelling "All you pussy bikers suck!"
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Connections

Spoofs The Midnight Special (1972) See more »

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Tunnelvision
Written by Dennis Lambert & Brian Potter
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Prophetic but not Good ... i'm serious, prohphetic!!
28 December 2004 | by (Vancouver, BC) – See all my reviews

Saturday Night Live, National Lampoon, and SCTV alumnus are all together in a sometimes funny sketch film.

However, it is very interesting to watch now, at the start of 2005. Twenty years after this movie is supposed to take place, look at how many of their gags have become absolutely true: There is a mock movie trailer, that probably wasn't even clever at the time, for something called "The Pregnant Man" which came true with Arnold Schwarzenegger's dumb movie "Junior" There is a commercial spoof, that probably wasn't even clever at the time, for something featuring Sammy Davis Jr. and Jackie Onasis called "Celebrity Wrestling" which has now come true with a popular show called "Celebrity Boxing" There is a mock movie trailer, that probably wasn't even clever at the time, that features John Candy in a movie about a severed head. Watch this trailer and look how similar it's shots and plot are to Frank Hellenlotter's Basket Case!! And finally there is an ad for a late late show documentary about "a dead dream, the only two left ..." The name of the documentary is ... THE LAST HIPPIES! LOL.

Four prophecies come true!


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