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Bad Channels (1992)

R | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | Video 25 June 1992
An alien determined to capture human females takes over a radio station to do it.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Willis
Martha Quinn ...
Lisa Cummings
Aaron Lustig ...
Vernon Locknut
Michael Huddleston ...
Corky
Roumel Reaux ...
Flip Humble
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Dan O'Dare
Rodney Ueno ...
Moon
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Peanut
Charlie Spradling ...
Cookie
Steve Tietsort ...
Trucker
Ron Keel ...
Grits / Truck Stop Band
Alex Bookston ...
Mr. Baker
Daryl Strauss ...
Bunny
Michael Caldwell ...
Goofy Guy
Allison Gammon ...
Goofy Girl
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An alien lands in a small town and promptly takes over the local radio station. The disk jockey, Dan O' Dare, well known for his publicity stunts, becomes a hostage. The alien uses the radio station and Dan's amused audience to target and subsequently shrink women for his collection. Written by Dave Smith <dave@stat.colostate.edu>

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In space, no one is safe from rock 'n' roll. See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for language
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25 June 1992 (USA)  »

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Cosmo  »

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Goofs

When Lisa pops out the glass jar to battle the alien, her TV camera and hair-clip vanish. See more »

Quotes

Peanut: This son of a bitch is crazier than a tree full of owls!
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Crazy Credits

Dollman appears after the end credits. See more »

Connections

Followed by Dollman vs. Demonic Toys (1993) See more »

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Touching Myself Again
Written and Performed by D.M.T.
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Camp, Pure Camp
9 August 1999 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Well, you certainly won't expect Citizen Kane renting this movie, but it's mildly entertaining. Martha Quinn really needed to have a better agent, given this and other career killers, but her chemistry with Paul Hipp (Dangerous Dan O'Dare) is enjoyable. The goal of the rest of movie is one thing pure and simply: titillation, and it doesn't accomplish that. The rock video visions, which I'm sure were intended to give a rock-n-roll edge to the movie, simply detracted.


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