A soap opera writer gets hit on the head and wakes up as a character in his own show.

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Cast

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Janet Dubois / Louise
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Rachel Hedison / Laura Claybourne
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Carter Hedison
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Blake Hedison
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Ty Hedison
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Nurse Helen Caldwell
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Mickey
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Lou Sherwood
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Arlene Sherwood
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Fetterman
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Cable Man
Tony Steedman ...
Edward - the Butler
John Michael Bolger ...
Len (as John Bolger)
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Storyline

Jack is the head writer for a successful soap opera, and he's sweet on the show's star, lovely Laura. It's easy for everyone but Jack to see that she's playing him for a sap. But a conk on the head brings Jack some new insights - and some new powers. He finds himself in Ashford Falls, site of his fictional soap opera -- and everything he writes comes true! It's a fantastic opportunity to get Rachel, Laura's character, to fall in love with him. But life isn't easy even in the fictional world, and even when you're the author! Written by Rick Munoz <rick.munoz@his.com>

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A Comedy about a Soap Opera Writer Who's Typing without a Ribbon See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy

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9 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Delirante  »

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,546,827 (USA)
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Trivia

The red sports car being auctioned is a replica Ferrari 250 GTO. It was made from a Datsun 240Z by the same company that made the replica Ferrari Daytona used by Don Johnson on the Miami Vice (1984) TV series. See more »

Goofs

When Jack Gates (Robert Wagner) arrives to shoot Jack Gable (John Candy) after fixing his typewriter, Gable is already heard typing, but the shot reveals nothing on the typewriter. See more »

Quotes

Jack Gable: Jack Gable: I am dead! I'm in Hell! And my punishment, is to spend eternity on my own show!
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits appear as if they are being typed on a typewriter, including some mistakes (cross-outs, use of white out, etc.). See more »

Connections

Features GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

SWEET LORRAINE
Written by Mitchell Parish and Cliff Burwell
Published by Mills Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
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Creative
25 June 1999 | by (Scottsbluff, NE USA) – See all my reviews

Delirious is a creative and funny master piece. I enjoyed every minute that I watch of the show. It was very nonpredictable and suprised me many of times. The writers of this show wrote this movie with style, and having John Candy, the greatest actor in the world, made the movie that much better. It was enjoyable and fun to watch. It is even a great show to bring your kids to. i would recommend this show to anybody who likes comedy and likes John Candy.


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