Hunt Stevenson works for a large car manufacturer that has just been bought out by a Japanese firm. Suddenly finding himself having to justify his own job, he's forced to choose between redundancy or the seemingly inhuman Japanese work ethic that the new owners have brought with them. Written by
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
When East meets West, the laughs shift into high gear!
Did You Know?
The name of the Japanese car manufacturer was "The Assan Motor Company". Assan was a play on words for the real life Japanese car company Nissan Motors, though Assan in the film are based in Tokyo, whereas Nissan in real life are actually based next to Tokyo, in Yokohama. See more
At the end of the softball game, Buster intentionally runs into Saito who is about to catch the pop fly that Hunt put up, and helps his team win. According to the rules, Buster would have been called for interference since Saito has the right to field the ball. Assan Motors would be given the third out and the game. The runs that Hunt brought in would not count either. See more
[driving back from a meeting with Hunt's Japanese bosses
Want to get some ice cream? Haagen Daaz!
Eat shit and die.
Are you having your period?
Stop the car!
By Kim Wilson
Performed by The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Produced by Dave Edmunds
Courtesy of CBS Records See more