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The Supergrass (1985)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  5 February 1988 (USA)
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While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any ... See full summary »

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Dennis Carter
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Lesley Reynolds
Peter Richardson ...
Harvey Duncan
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Det. Sgt. Troy
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Gunter
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Wong
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Andrea
Daniel Peacock ...
Jim Jarvis
Ronald Allen ...
Commander Robertson
Alexei Sayle ...
Motorbike Cop
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Constable Collins
Patrick Durkin ...
Constable Franks
Marika Rivera ...
Bed and Breakfast Landlady (as Marika Riviera)
Rita Treisman ...
Mrs. Carter
Al Pillay ...
Mary (as Lana Pellay)
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While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any interest from the girl, the police take a great interest in his story. From this point on, Dennis digs a deeper hole for himself at every turn. Written by Simon Rowell <srowell@tiac.net>

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The Comic Strip Presents The Supergrass  »

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Peter Richardson performed a number of roles on this picture. Richardson was an actor, co-writer and the director. See more »

Quotes

Lesley Reynolds: What about Jim?
Troy: Oh, little Squealer here stuck a knife in his neck, didn't you?
Dennis Carter: Don't be stupid!
[Troy kicks him off the bed]
Troy: Pardon?
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Spun-off from The Comic Strip Presents... (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Two Tribes
Written by Holly Johnson, Mark O'Toole and Peter Gill
Performed by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Published by Perfect Songs Ltd
Courtesy of ZTT Records
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Not the best the Comic Strip did
17 March 2003 | by (Leeds, UK) – See all my reviews

The Comic Strip featured actors from 'The Young One's' - a student based sitcom from the 80's. Comic Strip features included parodies of westerns, 'The famous 5', and The Professionals - all a lot funnier than this. Having said that Alexei Sayle puts in a good turn as a traffic cop with ambition and the soundtrack features great music from the era. 5/10


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