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Young Doctors in Love (1982)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  16 July 1982 (USA)
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An 'Airplane'-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Stephanie Brody
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Dr. Simon August
Gary Friedkin ...
Dr. Milton Chamberlain
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Dr. Charles Litto
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Dr. Thurman Flicker
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Julie
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Dr. Bucky DeVol
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Floyd Kurtzman
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Dr. Oliver Ludwig
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Nurse Norine Sprockett
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Dr. Phil Burns
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Dr. Walter Rist
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Dr. Joseph Prang
Titos Vandis ...
Sal Bonafetti
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Malamud
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Storyline

An 'Airplane'-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; there's a mafioso on the loose disguised as a woman - in other words all the usual ingredients present and correct, though in this case the laughs are intentional. Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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The City Hospital - where nurses and doctors play doctors and nurses! See more »

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Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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16 July 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Byôin kyô jidai  »

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(Metrocolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The hospital setting was shot in a former drug detoxification center in the wing of real life functioning hospital. The hospital was Rancho Los Angeles in Downey, California. See more »

Goofs

Malamud pushes an air conditioner out of the wall and there is a rope tied to his foot, but as he falls through the sky light in the next shot, there is no sign of either the air conditioner that he pushed out or the rope that was tied to his foot. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Walter Rist: ...I thought that you were uh, musically inclined. Do you ever sing? You know or play any, uh, any instrument?
Angelo: Fuckin' guitar.
Dr. Walter Rist: Is that a, a special kind of guitar?
Angelo: No, it's regular.
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Crazy Credits

Later on it says Laser Effects Provided By: Then it shows two ducks being incinerated by a laser. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

GUAJIRA FLUTE
As performed by Tito Puente Band
Courtesy of GNP - Crescendo Records
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A Spoof of Hospitals and Soap Operas
13 December 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A friend of mine knew I loved the movies "Repossessed" and "Silence of the Hams" along with the Zucker and Brooks films and introduced me to this one. Just as funny as those, this movie struck me with having just as many of the stars of the day as well as several up and coming future stars such as Ted McGinley, Richard Dean Anderson, Crystal Bernard, Rick Overton, Saul Rubinek and Michael Richards as a very Krameresque hit-man trying to bump off a underworld figure in the hospital. The main plot isn't as good as the sub-plots, but there's also some light nudity in order to really get your attention. Some of the jokes were later stolen to use in other parodies, but I was surprised to see an "E.T." reference since I was sure this movie predated that one. I don't know if this was shown theatrically, but I do consider myself lucky enough to find it on tape.


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