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(1989)

Plot Summary

  • George Newman (Yankovic) is a normal man. Problem is, he's also a daydreamer, who can't keep hold of a steady job. His uncle decides George will be the perfect man to manage Channel 62, a station which is losing money and viewers fast. George's imagination is put to good use and he starts thinking up bizarre shows such as "Wheels of Fish" and "Raul's Wild Kingdom". The ratings start to soar again, but not everyone is happy.

    - Written by Film_Fan
  • An unemployed visionary finds a job as the manager of a television station his uncle owns. Unfortunately, due to gambling debts, the uncle is forced to consider selling the station to a rival station's owner. With popular less-then network standards of programming, George and his friends try to save the town's new favorite station.

    - Written by Kevin <Kibble@vm.temple.edu>
  • A local public station gets a new owner. The station becomes a hit, with all sorts of hilarious sight gags and wacky humor.

    - Written by Chrombot

Synopsis

George Newman ("Weird Al" Yankovic) is a daydreamer whose hyperactive imagination keeps him from holding a steady job...

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