Action (1999–2000)

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In Hollywood you're only as good as your last flick, and Dragonfire Films exec Peter Dragon has hit bottom with his $150 million bomb "Slow Torture." His only hope to get back to the way ... See full summary »

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Year:

2000 | 1999 | unknown
3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Peter Dragon (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Wendy Ward (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Adam Rafkin (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Stuart Glazer (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Uncle Lonnie (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Bobby G. (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
Fab Filippo ...
 Holden Van Dorn (6 episodes, 1999-2000)
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In Hollywood you're only as good as your last flick, and Dragonfire Films exec Peter Dragon has hit bottom with his $150 million bomb "Slow Torture." His only hope to get back to the way things were is the shoot-'em-up film "Beverly Hills Gun Club," and the only person that will help him is ex-child star turned hooker Wendy Ward. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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Comedy | Drama

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16 September 1999 (USA)  »

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Dragon  »

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(13 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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HBO wanted to pick up the series, but creator Chris Thompson and Joel Silver elected to go with Fox's higher-budgeted air order instead. Fox ended up airing only 8 shows before the series was canceled, with the remaining 5 episodes left to air on the FX cable network. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: North by North Quahog (2005) See more »

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Even a Dog Can Shake Hands
Performed by Warren Zevon
Music by Jonathan Wolff & Paul Buckley
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Oh my gosh, it's good writing.
3 July 2000 | by (SF Bay Area, CA) – See all my reviews

Where have I been? Here I am sitting on my couch on a Sunday evening, looking for something halfway bearable to watch and I see Jay Mohr doing television. Right away, I was intrigued. And right away, I stayed. Why do people like this show? It's called GOOD WRITING. And FINALLY, these excellent actors have something to work with. Too bad this series got cancelled, it must have been a little too honest for some people.

For mature audiences only and a hilarious mockery of Hollywood.


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