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Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful (1992)

Unrated | | Comedy, Music | TV Movie 14 October 1992
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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Credited cast:
Jean Adams ...
Grandma
Ryeland Allison ...
Medusa's Drummer
Rocco Neil April ...
Fanatic Medusa Fan
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Medusa
Sergio Carbajal ...
Dunky
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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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Comedy | Music

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Unrated

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14 October 1992 (USA)  »

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Trivia

A framed record award for the album "Like a Video" (a spoof of Madonna's "Like a Virgin" released in 1984) can be briefly seen. See more »

Quotes

Bobo: Medusa, your show was amazing tonight. You are SO sexy!
Medusa: Duh.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits we hear Medusa and her dancers in her bed giggling and making comments. See more »

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References Shanghai Surprise (1986) 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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super!!
2 January 1999 | by (calgary, alberta, canada) – See all my reviews

This movie was a riot, it pokes fun of "Madonna - Truth Or Dare" in all the right places. I love Madonna & I love Julie Brown. How could I ask for more..Julie's spoof of "Vogue", entitled "Vague" was hysterical.. "Kelly LeBrock thinks she's great, she's just cold boogers on a paper plate". "Brooke Shields, Dawber, Pam personality of Spam"!! I could've died! And just wait till you see what she can do with a watermelon!!


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