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Disco Beaver from Outer Space (1978)

Unrated | | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror | TV Movie
National Lampoons mockery of everything that is wrong with cable TV.

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National Lampoon's spoof of late night channel surfing. A couple is watching TV late at night constantly switching channels and commenting on what's on them. In "Disco Beaver from Outer Space", a spoof of cheap Sci-Fi movies, a disco beaver from outer space, who has its own theme song, lands in New York in search of wood. In "Dragula", a spoof of horror movies, a "hemosexual" vampire visits the little town of Gotham on the Hudson for some snack and the only one who can stop him is miss Van Helsing. Pope John Paul II has an accident while doing laundry. A girl shares her traumatic experience of getting hooked on Perrier, a popular French brand of bottled mineral water. There's a preview of movies and shows only available on cable box. Masterpiece Theater presents a modernized version of Oscar Wild's The Importance of Being Ernest as well as the Smut Brother's trashy theater of Irish stereotypes. Artsy country music critics review live performance of a band called The Sidewinders. A ...

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National Lampoon at its best!
29 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

A hilarious movie, actually a collection of shorts that transpire as the people in the movie watching the movie change channels. Who can forget the image of the Disco Beaver getting a little too friendly with the lady in the fur coat? Or Helping Horny Hands? Or Rocky Rococco?


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