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Seems Like Old Times (1980)

Wrongfully accused of a bank robbery, a writer seeks the help of his ex-wife, who is now married to the soon-to-be D.A. of California.

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Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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alone - at last . . . [UK]

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When the gas attendant opens the candy machine to get the milk duds Nick, played by Chevy Chase, pays for, he starts picking up the loose candy and asks Nick if he likes Clark bars. Chevy Chase played Clark Griswold in the "Vacation" movies. See more »

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During the party, Glenda takes the left-over chicken from the 'fridge, intending it for Nick. Aurora complains that she was going to take that home for her dinner. The police, mistaking it to be for them, take it from her in the garden. After the party, Nick is in the kitchen eating the left-over chicken. See more »

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Glenda Gardenia Parks: I have a headache in my entire body.
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References Roots (1977) See more »

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The High and the Mighty
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Music by Dimitri Tiomkin
Portion whistled by Chevy Chase
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Good old fashioned screwball comedy
21 September 2002 | by (Greenville, NY) – See all my reviews

This movie just gave me a good feeling. The chemestry between Hawn, Grodin, and Chase was great. Chevy Chase like always has some very funny slapstick moments. The movie kind of got unfairly thrown into the Chevy Chase's pile of flops(Under The Rainbow, Modern Problems, Deal Of The Century, ect.), this is som much better than all of those, I even thought it was better than Foul Play. If you like

Chevy Chase or Goldie Hawn, watch this movie.


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