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...Where's Rodney? (1990)

TV Movie  |  Comedy  |  11 June 1990 (USA)
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12 year old boy looks for advice and inspiration from his idol - stand-up comic Rodney Dangerfield.

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Rodney Barnes
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Ann Barnes
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Teacher
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Sonya
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Nick
Sean De Veritch ...
Moose
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Lisa Barnes
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Lou Barnes
Dah-ve Chodan ...
Cindy
Lois Hall ...
Grandma
Paul Lambert ...
Grandpa
Jennifer Richards ...
Rodney Dangerfield's Date
Danny Capri ...
Johnny
Shelly Lipkin ...
Waiter
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12 year old boy looks for advice and inspiration from his idol - stand-up comic Rodney Dangerfield.

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TV that's too Awful for TV
28 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

I glanced at Rodney Dangerfield's filmography/list of TV appearances, but didn't notice any mention of this curio. Why? "Where's Rodney" is one of the worst television sitcoms ever produced, right up there with "The Thorns," a short-lived series starring Tony Roberts, and the Krofft-produced "Pink Lady" (better not to ask). I seem to recall that it lasted for about one episode; I also (though I could be wrong) remember it airing slightly earlier than 1991 -- in about 1988 or 1989. In it, a strange teenage boy with a Dangerfield obsession (we're talking Mark David Chapman here, folks: Rodney posters all over his walls, a Rodney cutout in his room, the works) somehow develops a psychic/telekinetic ability to "summon" Rodney to his room, for assistance, whenever a Leave it to Beaver-like problem arises. In sum, this is a piece of pure trash, not even intelligent enough for beer guzzlers or the mentally-impaired; I'm sure Rodney would like to destroy all existing copies and erase it from the records. I'm embarrassed enough to admit that I watched the first episode, way back when. Rodney did 1000x better with his four or five feature vehicles -- particularly "Easy Money" and "Back to School." Thank God this never made it into a regular air slot.


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