Washed up actor Don Knotts shows up on the back lot of Universal Studios in Hollywood, California in hopes of landing a role in the new Disney movie, Newsies. Unfortunately director Kenny Ortega quickly dismisses Mr. Knotts and has him thrown off the lot. Mr. Knotts is quite upset by the turn of events, so decides to go on a killing spree, believing that if he can't have a role in the movie no one can. He knocks off one newsie after the next, each in a different and unique way. Written by
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Did You Know?
The movie was shot in 1991 on the back lot of Universal Studios during the filming of Newsies
(1992). See more
Michael Goorjian is seen wearing a pink shirt when he ties the rope around his neck. In the next scene, the body dragged behind Don Knotts' car is wearing a white shirt. See more
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[door at top of stairs swings open revealing an outside rooftop; a man stands over looking at the Universal Studios Newsie backlot
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