After a Federal faux pas, small-time mobster John Tenuti flees West across the U.S., pursued by bumbling goons from his Jersey outfit plus his rabid ex-wife, a Fed herself (Rose Abdoo). As ... See full summary »
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 Johnny Bago / ... (5 episodes, 1993)
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After a Federal faux pas, small-time mobster John Tenuti flees West across the U.S., pursued by bumbling goons from his Jersey outfit plus his rabid ex-wife, a Fed herself (Rose Abdoo). As pompadoured Johnny Bago, he sees the USA in his Winnebago, cranks up the tune-age to remind him of dear old Hoboken, and each episode lands in a bizarre back-roads situation with locals as flaky as he is (including Elvis). Unfortunately neither Johnny nor this summer replacement series from the producers of Seabiscuit and The Polar Express, with music by Jimmy Buffett, made it to Fall. Written by David Stevens

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Loved this Show!
23 October 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Its good to know I'm not alone about being a fan of this show. No one, and I mean NO ONE, I ever mention this show to ever heard of it. I get this real blank look while they slowly repeat the title Joohhnnny Baaggoo back to me. I usually describe it as "The Fugitive" with a Winnebago! And its not a one-armed man but a headless woman. In fact, until 'Bubba Ho-Tep' the Elvis episode was my favourite take on what we all know to be true (The King faking his own death to find meaning and understanding in his life-lol!). It was silly, not perfect by any means but in contrast to the previous comment (did they actually watch more than a few minutes!?!) it was BRILLIANT! It was one of those shows that qualifies as TV too Good for TV: Cop Rock, The Tick (live action), Firefly, Quark.


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