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The Flying Car (2002)

Dante and Randal are back and trapped in Dante's car during a very bad traffic jam while talking about a "flying car" from The Jetsons.

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Kevin was commissioned to shoot the first ever short film aired on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The result was the return of Randal and Dante from 'Clerks' in this six-minute-long short film shown on The Tonight Show and downloadable at the View Askew web site (www.viewaskew.com). This short is a discussion of the absence of the "flying car" and the hypothetical question posed asking "what would you do to get a flying car?" Funny dialogue between characters leads up to a hilarious punch-line which ties it all together in a Kevin Smith trademark style. Written by Bobby Bokista <www.virtualfools.com>

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Летающая тачка  »

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First original short film ever commissioned by The Tonight Show. See more »

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Dante says that when JFK promised to put a man on the moon in 10 years, "nobody had started working on the space program at that point." In reality, JFK made his promise on May 25, 1961. NASA became operational on October 1, 1958, and sent Alan Shepherd into space on May 5, 1961. See more »

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Randal: What are ya, some kind of homophobe?
Dante: No, I just don't want to be diddled by some insane German scientist and his friends, after they've hacked my foot off!
Randal: Need I remind you, this is for the flying car?
Dante: It ain't worth it.
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Spun-off from Clerks (1994) See more »

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Hilariously Randal-like
21 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

If you like the Randal character from Kevin Smith's movies, you CANNOT

  • I repeat - CANNOT NOT love this little clip.




It is friggin' hilarious!

His rants are classic. This one is near or at the top of any Randal-esquire ravings.

Not to mention he exhibits some skills to fight through the lengthy if not disturbed content of the subject matter. I don't know how many takes it took to get some of that, but the delivery is wicked funny.

Randal is a ranting GOD!

Enjoy it for what it is - a great poke at cartoons vs reality and the people who spend WAY too much time trying to make sense of the two!


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