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Happy Hour (1986)

 -  Comedy  -  May 1987 (USA)
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A chemist experimenting with different formulas stumbles upon an ingredient that, when added to beer, makes it absolutely irresistible. Before he realizes it, an international spy is after ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Parrott ...
Barbarian Leader
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Blakely
Kathi Diamant ...
Cathy Teegarden
James Newell ...
Jack Marshall (as Jim Newell)
Herb Kronsberg ...
Jenkins
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Ms. Shepard
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Deborah Gates ...
Meredith Casey (as Debbie Gates)
Arnie Miller ...
Tinker
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Mr. X
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Crummy Fred
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Old Woman
D.J. Sullivan ...
Fred's Neighbor
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Misty Roberts
Stephen F. Andrich ...
Steve Andrich (as Steve Andrich)
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A chemist experimenting with different formulas stumbles upon an ingredient that, when added to beer, makes it absolutely irresistible. Before he realizes it, an international spy is after him to try to get the formula for himself. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Let the party begin!

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May 1987 (USA)  »

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Sour Grapes  »

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Goofs

When the explosives are detonated at the wire fence, Misty simply hits the detonator plunger positioned all the way down against the body of the detonator, instead of pulling it all the way up and pushing it down. The generator inside could not have generated the electrical charge for detonation without the plunger being pulled all the way up and pushed down. See more »

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I Wouldn't Do That To You
Written and Performed by Devo
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Well then... maybe I misunderstood this film too...
2 October 2004 | by (Los Angeles, CA USA) – See all my reviews

This was an example of some of the worst mugging and all-around bad acting since Plan 9 from Outer Space! The leads actually maintain a straight face throughout to their credit, but the supporting cast (every last one of 'em), are all horrendous! It could have been funny if it had been played a bit more realistically. Then the outrageous behavior shown by the characters' reaction to the "Marshall Beer secret ingredient" would have been hilarious. Oh well... it WAS filmed in 1987 after all.


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