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Release Date:
4 May 1980 (USA) See more »
John Ritter shows off his comedic talent with a collection of comedy sketches. | Add synopsis »


  (in credits order)

John Ritter ... Himself / Various

Joyce DeWitt ... Herself / Peaches

David Doyle ... Himself / Mr. Thornberry

Howard Hesseman ... Himself / The Rock Doctor

Vincent Price ... Himself / R. Montague Crawford

Suzanne Somers ... Herself / Woman at Party
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Chris Capen ... Waiter (uncredited)

Directed by
Dave Powers 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jack Bender  creator (segment "Fear Itself")
Jack Burns  writer (segment "The Movement is the Message")
Joe S. Landon  writer (segments "Walter Simmons", "Fear Itself", "Sleep")
Gene Perret  writer (segment "The Over-Reactor")
Bill Richmond  writer (segment "The Over-Reactor")
John Ritter  creator (segment "Fear Itself")
John Ritter  writer (segment "Walter Simmons")
Bruce Vilanch  writer (segment "The Rock Doctor")

Produced by
Eric Lieber .... executive producer
Eric Lieber .... producer
Al Lowenstein .... associate producer
Robert M. Myman .... executive producer
Film Editing by
Andy Zall (video tape)
Casting by
Darlene K. Chan  (as Darlene Chan)
Art Direction by
Don Roberts 
Costume Design by
Len Marcus 
Makeup Department
Joe Blasco .... makeup artist (segment "Walter Simmons")
Brian McManus .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bob Priest .... associate director
Music Department
Jack Elliott .... musical director
Other crew
Michele Gabler .... production assistant
Carol Summers .... assistant to the producer

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"John Ritter Comedy Special: Being of Sound Mind and Body" - USA (DVD box title)
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49 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

In the sketch in which John Ritter's character collapses, the date on the calendar is September 11. Ritter collapsed and died on September 11, 2003.See more »


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