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Porklips Now (1980)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  October 1980 (USA)
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Spoof of Apocalypse Now has health inspector Will Dullard traveling by car "uptown" with two friends to have a meeting with a certain Mertz, the owner of a meat processing shop, to "... See full summary »

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Spoof of Apocalypse Now has health inspector Will Dullard traveling by car "uptown" with two friends to have a meeting with a certain Mertz, the owner of a meat processing shop, to "investigate with extreme predjudice." Written by Anonymous

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Mertz: I was sad because I had no shoes. Until I met a man... who had no socks.
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Porklips Now!! 2.39 per Pound
28 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

O....M....G.

Sorry if the above quote was inaccurate as to the price of porklips, but it's been 25 years since I saw the original, on the flip side of "Hardware Wars," by far inferior.

Since then, I've run around saying "Porklips" is THE funniest film ever made. Yep, better than Spinal Tap, in a low-budget kind of way, which Fosselius plays up.

"Apocalypse Now" is the #1 best film ever made, so I guess it'd stand to reason I'd rank Porklips as the #1 funniest film. I wonder of Coppola has ever seen Porklips? Anyway, about 5 years ago I found a VHS copy on ebay, and snatched it up. Took it to a fiend's house, where we literally rolled in the aisles for hours.

"I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree. Dullard? Dullard, are you listening to me?" I called the fiend a month later to get my tape back. "Oops. I taped football over it." *)%*@#)!!! So now I'm on a new quest...If anyone knows where to obtain this, email me! Fred Mertz...Operating beyond any reasonable or sane price controls.


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