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The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | TV Movie 5 December 2004
Flynn, an over 30 "professional student," is banned from more classes, since he already has 22 degrees. Unexpectedly hired by a mysterious library, he's soon pursuing a stolen artifact from... See full summary »

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Flynn, an over 30 "professional student," is banned from more classes, since he already has 22 degrees. Unexpectedly hired by a mysterious library, he's soon pursuing a stolen artifact from the library, a pursuit taking him to far-off lands. Written by trivwhiz

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Even though they did not share any scenes, Bob Newhart and Noah Wyle shared one previous project before making this movie when Newhart guest starred on ER (1994) (co-starring Wyle) in 2003 as a artist going blind and contemplating suicide, a rare dramatic role for the legendary comedian. See more »

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when Flynn leaves a library on his first mission he buts the bird book in his bag in the next scene the book is back in his hand. See more »

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Flynn Carsen: Where are the Marines?
Judson: [pulls back shirt to reveal Marine tattoo over heart] Semper Fi.
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References Candid Camera (1953) See more »

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A Nice Start...
10 December 2004 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I like this movie because it shows the rewards of both study and hard work. I like it because Flynn is genuinely nice and naive, while still an able hero. I like his sidekick/enforcer, Nicole No one (There is a "trust No one" line, of course), played with aplomb by Sonya Walger. And of course, there is no way anyone can miss a movie where Bob Newhart sports a Marine Tattoo on his chest and engages in martial arts fighting!

This is a move that the family can watch with no worries at all. The pilot had a lot of setup work to do, but it got it done, so the next movie, or hopefully the weekly series, will be less hokey in the setup. Here's hoping for a series.


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