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Paramedics (1988)

 -  Comedy  -  June 1988 (USA)
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Two paramedics are transferred to the nasty part of the city where a gang is killing people to sell their organs.

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Two paramedics are transferred to the nasty part of the city where a gang is killing people to sell their organs.

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Call them smooth, call them slick, just don't call them when you're sick! See more »

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June 1988 (USA)  »

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Academia de Enfermeiros  »

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On the run from the villain paramedics, Savanah uses her key to unlock the driver side door, even though the window is clearly open. See more »

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Savannah: Farley! You're drooling all over my Reeboks!
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RIDE, RIDE, RIDE
Written by Jim Messina and David Allen Loggins (as Dave Loggins)
Performed by Jim Messina
Courtesy of Jasperilla Music Co. and MCA Music
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A kick in the face to all the Mad Mikes out there
13 October 1999 | by (Winnipeg, Canada) – See all my reviews

Ah, paramedics. Is there anything they can't do?

Quite possibly the best film ever made featuring rapping white ambulance attendants - in fact, I think rap and hip-hop music in general received a monumental boost in its quest for legitimacy after Uptown and Mad Mike belted their street-savvy showstopper at the conclusion of Paramedics. Magnifique! And to the agent out there representing the Fat Boys? Shame on you! What a perfect vehicle for those crazy corpulants this would've been. One can only sit and think about it.

Please, PLEASE regard all of this as sarcasm and steer clear of this trash. Peace out.


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