Tommy Wilhelm is a good honest man who's fallen on hard times after losing his job, but what really gets to Tommy is seeing both his friends and family turning their backs on him one after the other. He tries to seize the day - in vain.
Richard B. Shull,
Joyce and Hal Harrison have a perfect marriage until Joyce asks her favorite daytime talk show host Martin Mull to visit their small town in Ohio and shoot an episode of his TV show there. Hal quickly becomes jealous and acts out on it.
Random was an angel out to earn his wings by doing good deeds. He went to work as a high-school teacher, and moved in with Marion and her five nephews and nieces, who were frequently ... See full summary »
The original release did not include any of Robin Williams' scenes. It was re-released just before Popeye (1980) premiered, with his scenes included, and advertised as "Robin Williams' Movie Debut." See more »
All scenes featuring Robin Williams were added to the film sometime after its theatrical premiere, to capitalize on his success in the TV series "Mork & Mindy"). According to British critic Barry Norman however it was Williams' growing fame that caused him to seek to have his scenes in this movie removed. See more »
Yeah, the jokes are old and silly, yeah, there's no continuity. But I remember seeing it in a theater, that last 20 minute skit, the longest one, was gut-busting and so hilariously funny that it was worth the wait. I have never cried tears of laughter so hard before or since.
Everything else about the movie is dumb. It is hard to imagine how it was ever financed. I remember the reviews of the time putting it down and calling it a big dirty joke in the poorest taste. Well, yes, every sketch is an unoriginal 5th grade toilet joke. Everyone, except the last. That is a 6th grade toilet joke. But the joke is acted out and drawn out and actually something comparable to a vignette from Woody Allen's "Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex", only way funnier, if you can imagine that.
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