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Cynthia Mitchell
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Ron Douglas
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Ike
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Ma
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Pa (as Morgan Sheppard)
Barbara Howard ...
Frances
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Eric West
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Arlene
Charles Frank ...
Durel
Andy Wood ...
Futterman
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Emmet Kassler
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Roman Kassler
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Kirby
Adele Malis-Morey ...
Gramma
Philip Arthur Ross ...
Ike Jr. (as Phillip Arthur Ross)
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Rotund Ron Douglas has no luck with women until he meets Cynthia Mitchell, who invites him home for Christmas dinner. Her backwoods clan, descended from the Donner party, is skewed toward the unnatural. Will Ron find his way back to civilization? Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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Shot under the title "Mr. Christmas Dinner." See more »

Quotes

Ike: Why are the gods so good to us?
Cynthia: Because we love people and we know how good they really are.
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Feel Like Dancin'
Written by Tom Jenkins & Gary Falcone
Sung by Mara Getz
Publisher Charted Course Music (ASCAP)
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Cannibalism and incest - in a light tone!
12 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

A strange mix of traditional-80s, smartassy, Chevy Chase-type, "every-ten-lines-you-get-a-funny-one" farce and sickie black comedy. Mildly amusing in spots, but utterly tasteless. There is a skiing sequence that includes the fakest-looking back-projections since "On Her Majesty's Secret Service". (**)


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