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Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Music  -  14 October 1992 (USA)
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In this made for Showtime television spoof of Madonna's Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991) documentary, comedienne Julie Brown portrays Medusa, an egocentric, hyper-sexual (and not particularly ... See full summary »

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Jean Adams ...
Grandma
Ryeland Allison ...
Medusa's Drummer
Rocco Neil April ...
Fanatic Medusa Fan
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Sergio Carbajal ...
Dunky
Jodi Carlisle ...
Charlie Coffey ...
Jeff
Cristy Dawson ...
Klepto Nurse (as Christy Dawson)
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Bennie
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Andy
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Himself
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Taffy
Thomas Halstead ...
Stinky
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Bobo Kaufman
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Happy Fan
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In this made for Showtime television spoof of Madonna's Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991) documentary, comedienne Julie Brown portrays Medusa, an egocentric, hyper-sexual (and not particularly talented) pop star on an international five-day world tour, "The Blonde Leading the Blonde" show. Brown painstakingly duplicates costumes, sets and hairstyles while spoofing Madonna's seeming self-obsession. Madonna visits the cemetery where her mother is buried; Medusa visits the pet cemetery where her dog Buster is laid to rest. (Or is it "Boomer"?). Madonna performs fellatio on a bottle, at the dare of a friend; Medusa does it on a watermelon. And so on... Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes, the truth can be nasty.

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There are three moments in the film that Madonna ended up doing for real later in her career. In the "Like a Video" Medusa kisses and writhes around in front of a television - Madonna did this in her "Take a Bow" video. At one point Medusa says: "Call me Mrs Birdseye. The show is frozen." Madonna recorded "Frozen" for her Ray of Light album. In the "Like a Prayer" parody sequence, the dancers have crucifixes on their backs. In Madonna's Confessions Tour, she is on stage on a crucifix. See more »

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Medusa: What do you mean you're not coming on tour with me? I thought with the amount I was paying you I was your only patient! Come on, you have to come with me! You said I was "Borderline." I even wrote a song about it!
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During the credits we hear Medusa and her dancers in her bed giggling and making comments. See more »

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Spoofs Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991) See more »

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Special Friend
Written by Julie Brown, Charlie Coffey and Christopher Tyng
Performed by Julie Brown
The song is a parody of "Promise to Try"
Written by Madonna and Patrick Leonard
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Hilarious parody that is faithful to Madonna's original.
1 December 2000 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

"Medusa: Dare to be Truthful" is an outrageously funny parody that is a fine companion to the original, "Madonna: Truth or Dare". Julie Brown's brilliant creation skewers Madonna's highly entertaining documentary (although it wasn't exactly daring, insightful, candid, or truthful) with a faithfulness to detail, right down to the packaging. I highly recommend this for Madonna fans, Julie Brown fans, or anyone who enjoys sharp and clever parody.


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