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
As Sarah tells Harris of her weekend plans with her ex-husband, her hands change position on the car door between shots. See more
Mr. Perdue, Maitre D' at L'Idiot
You think with a financial statement like this you can have the duck?
Just before the credits begin, the freeway sign flashes the message, "WHAT I REALLY WANT TO DO IS DIRECT" See more
References La Dolce Vita
Written by Charles Trenet
Performed by Django Reinhardt
and The Quintette of the Hot Club of France with Stéphane Grappelli
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