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It was really nice to see all the actors playing their characters from the original movie, but with that said, it was obvious they were just ad-libbing and none of them said anything remotely funny. After a while, it was just them talking, basically giving details to the end of the movie that describes what happened to each character. So when the end of the movie states that Flounder is a self help guru (I don't remember the exact verbiage used but something like that) in Cleveland, we see him in Cleveland, older and simply talking about what he does, which wasn't funny or even interesting. It would have been better to throw us for a loop with each character and catch us off guard, instead of simply filling in what we already know.
Also it wasn't clear on time-frame. I wasn't sure if Landis was claiming this "documentary" was from the 80s or 90s, even though it's apparent it was recent by what most of the characters were saying (even though Babs makes a reference to our President Reagan), which then of course, the characters aren't remotely the age they're supposed to be (off by about 16 years). Interestingly, Karen Allen and Tim Mattheson are the two that seem to have aged in real life, quite well.
The making of documentary that comes with the movie on the DVD, done in 1998, was much more entertaining.
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