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The Check Is in the Mail... (1986)

R | | Comedy | 1 June 1986 (USA)
Frustrated with all the minor irritants of the rat-race Richard Jackson decides to buy a goat, disconnect the electricity and become self-sufficient. But will this life be any less annoying?

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Robin Jackson
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Gary Jackson
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Danny Jackson
Katherine Saltzberg ...
Sally (as Kathy Maisnik)
Thomas Rollerson ...
Sally' boyfriend
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Harry Danvers
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Dr. Brannigan
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Travel agent
Fred Pinkard ...
Skycap
Nanci Christopher ...
Airline representative
Richard Minchenberg ...
Paul Silver
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Drunken sailor (as Chris Rydell)
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Frustrated with all the minor irritants of the rat-race Richard Jackson decides to buy a goat, disconnect the electricity and become self-sufficient. But will this life be any less annoying?

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PLASTIC MONEY... PHONY CREDIT... ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! There comes a time where the AMERICAN FAMILY has had it!!! And if that sounds familiar, you've just figured out how to BEAT THE SYSTEM!!! See more »

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Comedy

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1 June 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A csekk a postán van  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film had a sketchy production history. It was shot in 1983, completed in 1984, promotional material done in 1985, and finally released in 1986. See more »

Quotes

Rocco: [Notices lit candles on the front window of the Jackson house] What is this, a funeral? You better not be dead yet, Jackson.
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