A young plastic surgery intern gets tired of watching exciting developments in other fields (artificial hearts, etc). He finds a current, safe type of breast implants. All he has to do is convince his supervising surgeon this will work, and find a volunteer for the first patient. They gain immense financial success as cosmetic breast augmentation surgeries become accepted and frequented in American culture, but follow different paths. One becomes a narcissist interested in developing and implanting larger-sized implants popular with erotic dancers and female porn stars. The other continues to pursue a more serious, clinical approach for the everyday woman. Written by
Never before has one invention given America such a lift.
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Star Drug Store has been a Galveston fixture since 1917. Its exterior, with its distinctive ceramic Coca-Cola sign, is seen in several scenes, and Schwimmer's character uses a pay phone in the back of the soda fountain. It burned in 1998, shortly after the movie was released, and was closed for several years before reopening in 2001. See more
Dr. Larson's tuxedo jacket goes from unbuttoned to buttoned to unbuttoned again during his argument with Dr. Saunders (and then he buttons his jacket as they conclude their discussion). See more
Arlene - Mary Kay Rep.
Can I borrow your pencil?
[With her face out of view, Arlene receives a pencil, then opens her blouse, baring her breasts. She talks to us
This is called the pencil test. It's supposed to fall to the floor.
[She puts the pencil under her left breast. The pencil doesn't fall
I love my children, but I'm a little resentful for what they did to my breasts.
[She removes the pencil and returns it
Thanks. It's like someone blew up a balloon and then they let all the...
The following is basically a true story, slightly augmented. See more
References Falcon Crest
I Love the Nightlife (Disco 'Round)
Written by Alicia Bridges
and Susan Hutcheson
Performed by Alicia Bridges
Courtesy of Polydor Records
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