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?
played the part of Harry Zel, a movie agent that Harris contacts after being fired. The part was cut, but there are still references to his character in the film: during the freeway shoot-out, and in the "California Cuisine" luncheon. 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
[after seeing tiny dinner at L'Idiot's
I'm already finished and I don't remember eating.
Just before the credits begin, the freeway sign flashes the message, "WHAT I REALLY WANT TO DO IS DIRECT" See more
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.9
Written by Charles Trenet
Performed by Django Reinhardt
and The Quintette of the Hot Club of France with Stéphane Grappelli
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