In the not too distant future, the United States government is virtually bankrupt and in danger of being foreclosed on by a group of Native Americans, now owners of the massive Nike Corporation. A desperate President decides to make a last-ditch effort to save the country... by raising money with a telethon! Written by
The ultimate spectacle is now a movie.
Did You Know?
As part of the promotion for this film's release in 1979, Ted Coombs traveled on roller-skates across the USA for a total of 5,193 miles, setting a world record. He is now a technology author, futurist, artist, and scientist. See more
The movie mentions that people all over the country were watching the telethon, including people from the first gay state, North Dakota. We then see a picture of Mount Rushmore which is in South Dakota See more
Mr. Vanderhoff, would you care to comment on the rumor that President Roosevelt has been assassinated?
[to the assembled reporters
Guys, how am I supposed to know that? I haven't been upstairs yet. Excuse me.
Performed by Tom Scott See more