Watty has made a living out of robbing convenience stores, but after one of these job turned into murder by his partner, the psychopath Billy Mack, he is on the run with his fiancé Starlene and with both Billy Mack, the police and some loansharks on his trail. Their plan is to go to Mexico but before they do that they want to get married and visit Starlenes parents. Written by
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Did You Know?
When Watty and Starlene dash out of a used TV store, they run past a white wall, painted with the words, "Free Tex Watson." This is an homage to John Waters
. This slogan appears spray-painted on a wall behind 'Divine' as he prances through Baltimore's ghetto streets in Waters' Pink Flamingos
. See more
The trio crosses into Mexico (heading for Acuna) at a land crossing (one guard, small guard shack with a drop arm barrier across the road). All crossings between Del Rio, Texas and Acuna, Mexico have to cross the Rio Grande River at a bridge. In addition, all U.S.-Mexico border crossings have both U.S. and Mexican border patrol guards. See more
Looks like it's gonna' be a shotgun weddin', hon.
In the 'special thanks' section the following two statements can be found: biscuit (for doing a hell of a job and ending up on the cutting floor room) Gibby Haynes (for not showing up but being brilliant in his audition) See more
References Pink Flamingos
"The Devil's Chasing Me"
Performed by Reverend Horton Heat
(as The Reverend Horton Heat)
Courtesy of Sub Pop, Ltd.
Written by James C. Heath
Published by Horton House Publishing (BMI) See more