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Christian A. Broder
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Senator McMannus
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Senator Polanski (as Dan Barrows)
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Proctologist
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Dr. Manuel Labor
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Mrs. Betty Purvis
Edwina Anderson ...
Melanie Edwards
Ernie Anderson ...
Quant O'Neill / Subway Reporter / Announcer
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Gene Scallion
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Man at breakfast / Doctor
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Pierre Skooché / Son
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Marie (as Lynn Marie Stewart)
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Freddie (as Gerritt Graham)
Pamela Toll ...
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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

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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 »

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Tom: Well, don't worry about your breath or your armpits, Al. It's your personality that stinks.
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Spoofs Mary Tyler Moore (1970) See more »

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Dark Humored Sketch Comedy Film
25 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tunnel Vision is a unique sort of grindhouse film. It is a feature-length collage of comedy sketches, loosely tied together by a simple (and not terribly important) framing mechanism. The production values are rather low, very rough around the edges in the same way the Python TV show was, but the humor here comes across nonetheless. Those of you with delicate taste, beware. The comedy in this film is extremely dark, savage, and mercilessly satirical. It takes on the the TV-junkie generation, ripping into network television with energy and vehemence. If you like dark humor and satire, like Terry Southern or Robert Downey, Sr., you will probably like this film. Just don't expect glossy visuals or a strong central narrative.


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