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Les Patterson Saves the World (1987)

 -  Comedy  -  9 April 1987 (USA)
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Fat middle aged 24/7 drunkard Les Patterson represents Australia at the UN where his fart literally incinerates an Arab ambassador. Patterson is reassigned to the Middle East so he can be ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sir Les Patterson / Dame Edna Everage (as Sir Les Patterson/Dame Edna Everage)
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Veronique Crudite
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Colonel Richard Godowni
Andrew Clarke ...
Neville Thonge
Henri Szeps ...
Dr. Charles Herpes / Desiree Herpes
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Inspector Farouk
Elizabeth McIvor ...
Nancy Borovansky
Garth Meade ...
Mustafa Toul
Arthur Sherman ...
General Evans
Josef Drewniak ...
Mossolov
Esben Storm ...
Russian Scientist
Joy Westmore ...
Lady Gwen Patterson
Connie Hobbs ...
Christine Hill ...
A Possum for Peace
Kati Edwards ...
A Possum for Peace
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Fat middle aged 24/7 drunkard Les Patterson represents Australia at the UN where his fart literally incinerates an Arab ambassador. Patterson is reassigned to the Middle East so he can be tortured to death by the country he insulted. Patterson's arrival is the prefect distract of a coup and he is spared. At a bar Patterson meets a bio weapons scientist who's developed a horrific disease for the KGB whom plan to distribute it to the Pentagon via toilet seats. Patterson of course is far too drunk to understand anything happening and teams up with Dane Edna to save the world. Written by Anonymous

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The limousine used by the Australians in Abu Nivia is a 'stretch' version of an FJ Holden, an iconic Australian car. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Charles Herpes: Visiting careless tourists in their rooms at the hotel Sodom is my bread and butter, but the jam on top is chronic diarrhea.
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Dame Edna Everage and Dr. Sir Leslie Patterson appear by arrangement with the Barry Humphries Life Enhancement Facility. See more »

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Nearer my God to Thee
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Written by Sarah Flower Adams
Played in the plane on the way to Abu Nivia
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Worth it for Sir Les alone
13 November 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Jeez. Where do you begin? Stupid overblown(i.e. not funny) plot, appalling garish 1980s-at-its-worst set design and general art direction, a script that needs major surgery and too much Dame Edna Everage. In its favour there is so little of the wonderful Sir Les Patterson on DVD that you have to take your pleasures where you can. He is up there with Ali G as one of the most un-PC comic characters ever created. To see him say, what so much of want to actually say - but have too much common sense to say, is a non-stop treat. If you do not like Sir Les Patterson then you will be better off sticking to a bumper edition of Friends.


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