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Bad Channels (1992)

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

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Willis
Martha Quinn ...
Lisa Cummings
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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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Killer music. Alien airwaves. See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for language
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Cosmo  »

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Goofs

When Dan is on the radio, before the aliens attack, we hear his voice and see his reflection in the window. However, Dan's mouth and his words don't match up. See more »

Quotes

Peanut: This son of a bitch is crazier than a tree full of owls!
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Dollman appears after the end credits. See more »

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References Alien (1979) See more »

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Out of the Darkness
Performed by Blue Öyster Cult
Written by Eric Bloom, Donald Roeser, John Shirley
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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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