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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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Judy
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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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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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THESE FOOLISH THINGS
Words by Eric Maschwitz (as H. Marvell) and Jack Strachey (as J. Strachey)
Words and Music by Harry Link (as H. Link)
Performed by Oleta Adams
Courtesy of Phonogram Limited
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Funny guy in a funny movie
2 September 1999 | by (Jacksonville, FL) – See all my reviews

Dana Carvey is an excellent comedian, and this movie makes good use of his many talents. "Clean Slate" is a situation comedy with a decent setup, but what makes the movie is Dana's interpretation of the confused guy who has to untangle a mess he doesn't know anything about. His facial expressions are hilarious, and his delivery perfect. This is one of my favorite movies. The movie it best compares to is "So I married an axe murderer" in the sense that it follows a funny guy and a fox as they try to untangle themselves from a series of embarrassing situations, all the while trying to solve the underlying mystery.


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