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Clean Slate (1994)

 -  Comedy | Mystery  -  6 May 1994 (USA)
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A private eye who has amnesia must go to court about a kingpin's murder.

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Maurice L. Pogue
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Sarah Novak / Beth Holly
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John Dolby
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Rosenheim
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Cornell
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Dr. Doover
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Paula
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Shirley Pogue
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Bodyguard #1
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Stanley (as Tim Scott)
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Judge Block
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Mort
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Storyline

Pogue is a private eye with a problem: every morning when he wakes up, he has total amnesia, waking up with a 'blank slate'. Since he is in the middle of a hot investigation and has a developing romance, this is less than convenient. Written by Reid Gagle

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It's a day he'll never forget... until tomorrow.

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Comedy | Mystery

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »

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6 May 1994 (USA)  »

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Clean Slate  »

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$7,503,192 (USA)
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Trivia

Dana Carvey and Olivia D'Abo previously both starred in "Wayne's World 2". See more »

Goofs

Pogue's dog, Baby, has an eye-patch over his right eye. It is stated that as a result, the dog has a depth perception problem. While this could be true, the problem manifests itself not as depth perception, but in moving towards things to the left of where they actually are. See more »

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Features The Maltese Falcon (1941) See more »

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YES SIR, THAT'S MY BABY
Words by Gus Kahn (as G. Kahn)
Music by Walter Donaldson (as W. Donaldson)
Performed by Doug Legacy
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It's better than Wayne's World!
3 December 2001 | by (Brooklyn, NY. (Where I'm from originally.)) – See all my reviews

Dana Carvey's performance as a private eye who forgets everything he learns by morning is truly exceptional. Clean Slate is an underrated movie that deserved a lot better recognition than it got! This movie was funnier than all the performances Dana did on Saturday Night Live combined. In this one, Dana Carvey plays Maurice Pogue, a private eye who must remember every little thing about a crime he is investigating. He teams up with a woman who helps him along the way.

Clean Slate is a roller coaster ride of a comedy. Every situation our hero gets into will keep you wanting for more. Another good thing about this movie is that it never seemed to run out of any sight gags like in some comedies of nowadays. It had an array of colorful characters, a well-written plot, surreal sight gags, and it's just plain fun for anyone who is a fan of Dana Carvey. Wayne and Garth? Who are they, anyway? Want to have some good clean fun? Then Clean Slate is the one! It's Dana Carvey at his best! I give it 5 stars!


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