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Phoo Action (2008)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Comedy, Drama  |  11 February 2008 (UK)
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The year is 2012 and only Buddhist kung-fu cop Terry Phoo and teenage ne'er-do-well Whitey Action can save London and the Nation as a whole from mutant criminals who are taking over.

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Terry Phoo
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Whitey Action
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Lady Elenor Rigsby
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Dr. Evelyne Conan-Bell
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Lord Rothwell
Richard Ng ...
Sifu Chien (as Richard Woo)
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William
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Harry
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Sgt. C
Jason Tompkins ...
Jimmy Freebie
Steve Haze ...
Marlon Freebie
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The year is 2012 and only Buddhist kung-fu cop Terry Phoo and teenage ne'er-do-well Whitey Action can save London and the Nation as a whole from mutant criminals who are taking over.

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CBBC material?!?
13 February 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I got the distinct impression all throughout this bizarre production that the odd expletive, use of guns, repeated references to alcohol, and a few suggestive shots of Whitey were all that stood between this and a slot on children's television.

I'd have rated this with a single star if it hadn't been for the fact that I actually did chuckle once or twice, and that various tight-top/crotch shots and wardrobe transitions qualified Whitey for at least a walk-on part in the next Carry On movie. I've given one star per chuckle.

There is a four-letter description for the plot, dialogue, production value, and writing of Phoo Action: CBBC.

Mildly titillating, but out-weighed by the insulting implication that the BBC is spending my license fee on productions aimed at intellectually-underdeveloped adults. There's certainly a little too much bad language for this to be aimed at children who should already be in bed...


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