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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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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13 Episodes were made but only eight got to air on FOX. The five remaining episodes were shown on FX. See more »

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Featured in The Perfect Pitch (2002) 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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Funny as all get-out
13 April 2004 | by (Honolulu, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

Wow! That's all you really need to say about this too-short-lived series.

But since I have the space, let me say this too: I don't think a funnier satire exists or has ever existed on TV. I pray for the day an uncensored DVD is released - this show has me laughing my @ss off for just about the entire time I'm watching it. It's amazing that it ever got made at all, what with all the jokes ripping on the Hollywood community, and everyone gets an equal dose - producers, actors, writers, you name it, this show makes fun of it. Jay Mohr is funnier in this series than in anything else I've ever seen him do, and Ileana Douglas is, as always, fantastic.

Watch it! And to the execs at Fox - put out the DVD, already!


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