David Byrne of Talking Heads fame visits a typical (and fictional) Texas town, on the eve of the town's celebration of the state's sesquicentennial. He meets various colorful local characters, most notably Lewis Fyne, a big-hearted bachelor in search of matrimony. Written by
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A Completely Cool, Multi-Purpose Movie.
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In between takes of the talent show sequence in which Louis sings "People Like Us", a crew member was delighting others with his adaptation, "Teamsters Like Us". See more
The movie supposedly takes place in the town of Virgil, Texas. However, in one scene where little children in 4-H shirts are dancing in a field, a water tower is briefly visible in the background that clearly says "RED OAK". See more
Let me show you what I think is going on...
Do you hear music?
[to Larry, sotto voce
Is there something wrong with your sister?
Main... frame! Micro-processor! Semi-conductor!
All right, Daddy!
[simultaneously with Linda
All right, Dad!
Now. If this is the town... and here is the workplace...
[starts arranging the food ont he table to make a map
with its goods... and distribution network... Now, most middle-class people have worked for large corporations, like VeriCorp. Or for the government ...
2. Displayed at very end of credits, below the disclaimer: "IF YOU CAN THINK OF IT, IT EXISTS SOMEWHERE" See more
Written and Performed by David Byrne
Produced by Talking Heads See more