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Dr. Otto and the Riddle of the Gloom Beam (1986)

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Dr. Otto grows a hand out of the top of his head and tries to destroy the world.

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Dr. Otto grows a hand out of the top of his head and tries to destroy the world.

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This is the only film featuring Ernest P. Worrell (Jim Varney) in which he is not the title character. See more »

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Dr. Otto: [as Willie destroys the science projects] Notice if you will, the robots lifelike movements, his ability to understand spoken tongues, and a vocabulary of nearly 700 words such as: "ATTACK ME!", "SEARCH AND DESTROY!", "TORA! TORA! TORA!"
[laughs maniacally]
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[Opening message] Dedicated to our mentor Elmo Williams See more »

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Followed by Ernest Goes to Jail (1990) See more »

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THE RIDDLE
Music by Shane Keister
Lyrics by Shane Keister, John Cherry & Coke Sams
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A Very Funny Movie
9 September 2002 | by (Orem, Utah) – See all my reviews

A dark comedy, a twist that is somewhere between Ernest and Tim Burton, very cheaply made but well done, surrealistic plot with very cool characters made especially by the man Jim Varney. This movie is like watching a dream and then waking up not having any idea what to think, what a great flick.


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