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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 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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The 13th episode was originally billed as the season finale but then it was changed to the series finale since the show was canceled. See more »

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Referenced in Getting Into the Action (2006) 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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Totally hilarious
26 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

I never understood why this extremely funny and wonderfully cast show wasn't a bigger hit. It really was very, very good. Too bad it didn't get the audience it needed to continue. Oh well. Jay Mohr was perfect in the lead, and Ileana Douglas is a treat. Cameos by Sandra Bullock and others were hilarious.


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