A team of scientists working for a pharmaceutical company discovers a cure for depression. When the company finds itself in trouble financially, they rush the new drug into production without doing enough testing. Things seem to go fine until some of the users of the drug start slipping into comas. It becomes a race between the scientists who want to tell the world the truth and the company's marketing department who wants to protect their profit margin. Written by
Shove this up your mind
Did You Know?
The original title was "The Drug" but Paramount felt it was not a marketable title for a comedy. GLeeMONEX is referred to as "the drug" throughout the film and never as "brain candy". See more
When the two workmen roll the carpet into a tube, it is obviously lopsided, accumulating on the left hand side of the screen. In the next shot, the carpet is perfectly even. See more
When we come back we're going to give Dr. Cooper a complete makeover.
After the credits, Mother Hurdicure is distressed over her grandson flying away with the balloons she gave him, and is queried by the boy's mother as to his whereabouts. See more
William Tell Overture
by Gioachino Rossini
(as G. Rossini) See more