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American Raspberry (1977)

R | | Comedy | 1977 (USA)
Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Ainsley ...
Guard in Political Speech
Wil Albert ...
Miracle White Announcer
Meridith Baer ...
Switchboard Operator #2 (as Meredith Baer)
Gene Borkan ...
Attendant in Retirement Home
Jordan Brian ...
Boy in Winkles (as Jordon Brian)
Cory 'Bumper' Yothers ...
Boy in Bullseye Frozen Food (as Bumper)
Marianne Bunch ...
Girl on Beach
Louise (as Twinkie Caplan)
Mel Carter ...
Storefront Person
Lisa Allen
Overdrawn Depositor
Maxine Waldman (as Katherine Dunfee Clark)
Beatrice Colen ...


Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been substituted. Included in the mix are such show as The Shitheads, The Charles Whitman Invitational, and commercials for a number of improbable products. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The Movie That Grabs TV by the Dials and Won't Let Go! See more »




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1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Funny America  »

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$50,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Harry Shearer: as a trucker's friend. See more »


When the body bag is placed into the overhead compartment on the plane, the person inside can be seen shifting around. See more »


References Godzilla (1954) See more »

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overlooked and hard to find - how sad!
10 June 2000 | by (newark, california) – See all my reviews

this made me laugh soooooooooo many times. this genre has only a few worthwhile entries and this is without a doubt one of them. politicaly incorrect humor that never stops and i mean never it jabs everything. only a few lulls but mostly pure classic comedy that will offend some but make others burst with laughter. the funny scenes are not just chuckles but roars.

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