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James Brill ... Narrator

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J.F. Rosborough .... collaborator

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Errors in geography: Incorrectly shows Salinas Valley to be on the Mexico/California border. Salinas is actually north, closer to San Francisco than Los Angeles.See more »


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Worship the truck farmer! Bow down before him!, 26 February 2002
Author: Zalis ( from The cold northern region

An interesting little short about the exploitative system of the 1930's-50's that used cheap Mexican workers (that "cross the border on temporary work permits to *help* with the harvest"). Between the excessive chemicals and the water hose (that will later be used to beat back the workers), there's no end to the laughs when MST:3K features this before "I Accuse my Parents." Great lines abound, such as "A preteen is put to work. Her Beauty will soon fade" and "It's Killdozer! Clint Walker, no!"

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