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Bye Bye Birdie (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Musical  -  3 December 1995 (USA)
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Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.

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Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.

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Three songs were added for this version not included in any previous one. They include "Let's Settle Down", sung by Rosie to Albert, "A Mother Doesn't Matter Anymore", Mae Peterson's admonishment to her son, and "A Giant Step", a love song for Albert to Rosie. See more »

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The telephone that Albert J. Peterson (Jason Alexander) uses in Harry MacAfee's (George Wendt) home has a modern plug-in cord, which was not yet in use in the period in which this film is set. See more »

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Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
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Bye Bye Birdie, 1995 version
8 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just recently bought the DVD of the original Bye Bye Birdie with Ann-Margret and Dick Van Dyke. Then I noticed the horrible casting of the 1995 version!! Let's face it. I'm Jewish but this is another movie where white Anglo Saxon Protestants should rule! Dick Van Dyke is a charming man. Even more so in his recent Diagnosis: Murder and Murder 101 series. (No, I am not gay.) The guy from Seinfeld was better in the chicken commercials. He's fine but he cannot replace Dick Van Dyke. And I seriously doubt whether anyone can replace the vivacious lovely Ann-Margret! Many people liked Paul Lynde but a heavy overweight guy like George Wendt does not so service to this series> Bad things about this musical: too much cariacature of "Birdie." He was so one-dimensional and only one weird song! Overplayed also is the stereotypical Jewish mother of Maureen Stapleton.

I preferred seeing a stronger more present "Birdie!"

And the ending where he's hit by the boyfriend does bother me!!


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