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Worst in Show -- Each summer in Petaluma, CA the 'World's Ugliest Dog' contest takes place. Contestants and their ugly dogs travel from all over to square off for prizes, fame and the championship title. The 2009 contest featured a major upset as Pabst, a rescue dog with a 2-inch under-bite beat out Rascal, a crazy looking pooch who may (or may not...) hold the worlds record for ugliest dog.

'Worst in Show' features several contestants on their quest for the crown and unexpected twists and turns abound. Tensions mount, feelings get hurt and an ugly dog is crowned champ.


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The camera is cast on the competitors in the annual "Worlds Ugliest Dog Contest" which takes place each summer in Petaluma, CA. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Dane Andrew ... Himself

Rascal The World's Ugliest Dog ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonathan Adler ... Himself
Miles Egstad ... Himself
Icky Theuglydog ... Himself

Directed by
John T. Beck 
Don R. Lewis 
Produced by
Gavin ap' Morrygan .... executive producer
John T. Beck .... executive producer
Mark Bell .... co-producer
Don R. Lewis .... executive producer
Kent Osborne .... associate producer
Duane A. Sikes .... associate producer
Nate Torrens .... associate producer
Ryan Phillips Williams .... co-producer
Cinematography by
John T. Beck 
Thom E. Butler 
Mic Hawk 
Don R. Lewis 
Film Editing by
John T. Beck 
Animation Department
Randy J. Huling .... animator
Dane Andrew .... special thanks
Rascal The World's Ugliest Dog .... special thanks
Ray Arthur Wang .... photo credit

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USA:59 min
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Winning Ugly, 3 May 2014
Author: amosduncan_2000 from United States

Pretty amusing account of The Ugly Dog show competition that has for some reason become Top Dog. Deals with some of the issues raised by the event without getting too heavy. I might have liked this better as an hour cable special, it feels like there is a bit much of everything. Most of all, of course, the one owner who uses these events for bizarre self promotion. There is one in every crowd, as they say. But even the sympathetic owner of the dog who wins the contest near the end we might have enjoyed more without hearing her whole life story. An enjoyable little Doc though, to be sure. Any dog lover will enjoy it. The DVD contains some out takes for those who can't get enough.

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