While young heiress Nancy Archer is driving home from yelling at her husband who is with another woman at a motel, she is encountered by aliens that zap her with some kind of laser. As a result, Nancy finds herself growing to giant size everytime she gets angry. Her incredible anger makes her 50 feet tall and she's now a walking giant searching in a terrified town for her husband who is with his other woman. Written by
People always called Nancy the little woman... They'll never do that again
Did You Know?
Paul Benedict, who plays a doctor hired to cure Nancy's gigantism, suffered for several years from acromegaly, an overproduction of growth hormone. It has been speculated that the producers knew of Benedict's former condition and that his casting was an in-joke. See more
Real-world shots of crowds running scared in the streets do not match the shots of Nancy walking down the empty model streets. Some of the model buildings are noticeably different, too. See more
I'm not saying the old Nancy isn't there. I can still hear her inside me, stumbling in the dark, bumping into things, always apologizing. But less and less. Less and less.
Referenced in Troldspejlet: Episode #42.9
Down in Louisiana
Written and Performed by Christopher Guest
and Michael McKean See more