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?
In the very first draft of the script it was revealed that the signs could interact with people because an alien disguised as a repair man tampered with it. The role of the alien was written with Jon Pertwee
in mind, he couldn't accept it due to failing health. The script was quickly re-written and the alien was written out. See more
After running into Sara and Roland in the museum, Harris picks himself up off the floor saying "I get that," but his lips are clearly saying something else. See more
We've got sun, earth, and atmosphere, and when you've got that, you've got weather!
Just before the credits begin, the freeway sign flashes the message, "WHAT I REALLY WANT TO DO IS DIRECT" See more
Music by Charles Trenet
and Albert Lasry
Lyrics by Charles Trenet
Performed by Django Reinhardt
and Stéphane Grappelli
Courtesy of RCA Records, A Division of BMG Music See more