An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar.

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B.D. Tucker
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Buzz Beckerman
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A.J. Norbecker
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Elliott Morrison
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Merle Draggett
Saul Stein ...
Frankie Falcone
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Harley Feemer
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Stanley Dickler
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Talk Show Host
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Mary Morrison (as Ren Woods)
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Thief (as Alar Aedma)
William Mooney ...
Newscaster
Robert Wolberg ...
Smythe
Gerald Vichi ...
Bartender Freddie
Maurice Shrog ...
Bartender Eddie
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An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar. Written by Andrew Lenahan <alenahan@doubt.com>

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30 August 1985 (USA)  »

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The Selling of America  »

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Sandra Bernhard was fired and replaced by Loretta Swit. See more »

Quotes

Elliott Morrison: [his son sees him Moonwalking in the living room] What'chu want, nigga?
Michael Morrison: Daddy!
[runs off, crying]
Elliott Morrison: Dad was just playing, son!
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References Capricorn One (1977) See more »

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Tons of Beer
Performed by B. Willie Smith Band
Composed by Jerry Connolly
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A fine film
24 April 2001 | by (seattle) – See all my reviews

I think this movie is really funny. Especially the part where all the guys get drunk at the bar. Its so funny because its true! This is the best work that Loretta Swit has done since A*F*T*E*R*M*A*S*H. Everyone should get a case of Norbeckers, and sit down and enjoy some "Beer"!


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