Harris K Telemacher is a 'wacky weekend weatherman' for a local Los Angeles television station who is searching for meaning in his otherwise cliche ridden Los Angeles life. With the help of an insightful and talkative Freeway sign, Harris embarks on a journey through Los Angeles in pursuit of Sarah, an English reporter who has been sent to the City of Angels to research an article for the London Times. Written by
Something funny is happening in L.A.
Did You Know?
Scenes where Harris is told that "skipping is the perfect compromise", and where Harris skips across the street were shown in trailers but not in the movie. See more
The close up of the airliner's throttle levers towards the end of the movie shows that there are four throttle levers, one for each of the four engines. The next shot is of a taxiing DC-10 which only has three engines and would only have three throttle levers. See more
[whilst showing Sara around LA
Some of these buildings are over 20 years old.
Just before the credits begin, the freeway sign flashes the message, "WHAT I REALLY WANT TO DO IS DIRECT" See more
"I've Had My Moments"
Written by Gus Kahn
and Walter Donaldson
Performed by Stéphane Grappelli
and Django Reinhardt
Courtesy of Vogue Records
By Arrangement with GNP Crescendo Records See more