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Pandemonium (1982)

Tom Smothers stars as the brave mountie, who along with his trusty horse and bitter deputy Paul Reubens must track down a killer who is stalking coeds at a nearby cheerleader camp.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tammy Alverson ...
60'S Cheerleader
Pamela Harlow ...
60'S Cheerleader
...
60'S Cheerleader
Jan Speck ...
60'S Cheerleader
Sallee Young ...
60'60 Cheerleader (as Sallee Sunshine Young)
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Bambi (as Candy Azzara)
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Crying Woman
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Reporter (as Phil Hartmann)
Michael Kless ...
Photographer
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Pepe
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Candy
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Candy's Mom (as A Friend)
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Glenn
Bradley Lieberman ...
Chip Jr.
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Mandy's Mom
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Tom Smothers stars as the brave mountie, who along with his trusty horse and bitter deputy Paul Reubens must track down a killer who is stalking coeds at a nearby cheerleader camp. Written by Losman <losman@express-news.net>

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2 April 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Thursday the 12th  »

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This movie features two actors who would eventually play parents of Batman's enemy, The Penguin. Paul Reubens played his father in Batman Returns, and Carol Kane plays his mother on Gotham. See more »

Quotes

Salt: You are frightened of the night?
Randy: Baloney!
Salt: You are frightened of baloney?
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Connections

Spoofs Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956) See more »

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After 30 years of only hearing of it, I'm very glad to finally see Pandemonium
12 September 2013 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Since today is Thursday, September 12, I thought I'd watch a movie I knew was originally was supposed to be called Thursday the 12th. This was a horror spoof I remembered being promoted on HBO back in the early '80s but for some reason, I didn't get to see this until now on YouTube which retained the original HBO "feature presentation" opening sequence from that time. Anyway, it opens with a football game from 1963 where a murder happens afterwards, then goes to 19 years later when some others will take place. I'll stop there and just say this was very funny to see perhaps because of the way many horror movie references were used to comic effect and the way the performances were gleefully over-the-top the whole time. Depending on your familiarity of many movies and TV shows, you may also get a hoot of how many of the players were recognizable though I was surprised one of them, Phil Hartman, was so small in screen time. I did know he was an associate of another player here-Paul Reubens, best known as Pee Wee Herman-and he hadn't had his big break on "Saturday Night Live" yet so that was probably why his was just a cameo. Anyway, on that note, I highly recommend Pandemonium.


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