Navin Johnson sets out to travel to Los Angeles to attend the wedding of his pen pal, Marie, but is sidetracked by the leader of a gang of hobos who takes him to Las Vegas when learning of Navin's skill at playing cards.
With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a wacky weatherman tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early 1990s Los Angeles.
Richard E. Grant
This video contains three segments: First, the Oscar-nominated short The absent-minded waiter (1977), then a fake interview with Steve Martin about his art (comedians-segment) and finally a... See full summary »
Leo and Liz Green suddenly become wealthy so decide to join upper society in Beverly Hills with their daughter Mitzy. They move next to the snooty Feddersons while employing two daffy types Leonard and Lucille as handyman and maid.
The title is a reference to _"Winds of War, The" (1983) (mini)_ which premiered on the same night. Orson Welles appeared in the promos for the special saying "Why spend 18 hours watching someone else's war, when you know how it comes out? We win, and then have to buy all their cars. Watch 'Steve Martin's The Winds of Whoopee'. See it all in one hour on Sunday." See more »