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The Orkly Kid (1985)

 |  Short, Comedy  |  October 1985 (USA)
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Larry organizes a talent show in an attempt to get on TV but the small town of Orkly, Idaho, isn't ready for his Olivia Newton-John impersonation.

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Merril
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Thersa Belle
Susan Conners
Dean Harvey
Julie Karalis
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Larry organizes a talent show in an attempt to get on TV but the small town of Orkly, Idaho, isn't ready for his Olivia Newton-John impersonation.

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3 films
20 September 2004 | by (St. Louis) – See all my reviews

I just saw this the other night. To try to clarify, this is 3 short films. The first one is, I believe, actual video footage of the Beaver Kid, the subject of the 3 films. The second film, is Sean Penn, doing his impression, almost scene for scene, of the Beaver Kid. The third is the most movie-like of the three, starring Crispin Glover as the Beaver Kid (Orkly Kid?).

Hilarious. The first is a riot in itself.

Both that follow are great. There are a lot of laughs, and it's pretty dark comedy, so look out. Crispin Glover's performance in the 3rd is excellent. It's so talented, he has the Beaver boy down pat.


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