The Popes are a family who haven't been able to use their real identity for years. In the late sixties, the parents set a weapons lab afire in an effort to hinder the government's Vietnam war campaign. Ever since then, the Popes have been on the run with the authorities never far behind. Today, their eldest son wants a life of his own although he is aware that would mean that his parents would either get caught or he will never see them again. Written by
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In 1971, Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab to protest the war... Ever since then they have been on the run from the FBI. They chose their lives. Now their son must choose his.
Did You Know?
Jomo, the name of the family's dog, is a reference to Jomo Kenyatta, the first prime minister and president of Kenya. This may also be a reference to the movie Sunday Bloody Sunday, in which a similarly liberal family's pet dog is named "Kenyatta." See more
When Arthur returns home drunk one night, he stumbles backwards, falls and shatters the living room table. A short while later he is shown sitting next to the intact table when Danny comes home from being with Lorna. See more
So, what are you doing over the summer?
I have a job pumping gas.
You finally got the Supreme Court to hear your case, huh?
Referenced in Jersey Girl
Fire And Rain
Written by James Taylor
Performed by James Taylor See more