Joe Braxton is an ex-con who has been given a second chance to freedom after violating his probation. He has been hired by a school teacher named Vivian Perry to repair and drive an old ... See full summary »
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Con man Kevin Lennihan, framed in a jewel smuggling, tries for an insanity plea, and is sent to a hospital for review, where he is confused for a doctor and takes over the hospital when a major storm hits.
On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers many indignities as Eric's "toy", but gradually teaches the lonely boy what it is like to have and to be a friend.Written by
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According to "Variety", RASTAR Films and Columbia Pictures on February 6, 1982 planned to conduct a nationwide casting call for ten boys, aged around eleven to twelve years, so they could audition for the boy role of Eric Bates. The talent search was to be held at Toys 'R' Us stores across twenty American cities, with the winners being flown to audition in Los Angeles, California prior to the April 1982 start of principal photography. See more »
The first time Jack knocks down the dominoes, the dominoes fall up the platform twice. See more »
[Jack Brown is dressed as a waitress]
You're pretty strong for a little lady and you have a lot of hair on your lip. We don't like our waitresses to have hairy lips. So I'll tell you what, shave. Oh, and after you shave, you're fired.
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The closing credits are shown aside four toy darts. See more »
This is simply put, a fun, charming movie about a boy (Scott Schwartz) who decides to make Richard Pryor his toy for a week while he visits his powerful father Jackie Gleason. Simple gags, jokes and life lessons are what this movie is all about. It should be noted that Schwartz, who also played "Flick" in A Christmas Story went on to co-star in non-sexual roles in hardcore XXX films, then did a XXX scene himself, virtually destroying any chance for a comeback as an adult actor.
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