The Hollowheads, a slightly darker and more satirical 80s take on The Jetsons (1962), have their hands full when the head of the family's sleazy and abusive boss invites himself to their family dinner.
The Hollowheads are a normal, loving, futuristic, middle class family who live in a dystopian, corporate-controlled, The Jetsons (1962)-type future world populated with many cool gadgets and some alien creatures. Henry, the pacifist head of the family, is hoping for a promotion at the slime factory where he works, and when his sleazy boss invites himself to the Hollowheads family dinner, Henry mistakes this for a sign that his moment has finally come. However, when his boss shows his dark, horny, perverted and rude side at the dinner table, and crosses all the lines when he starts verbally abusing Henry and sexually harassing his lovely wife, the family has no choice but to come together and fight back.Written by
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John Glover originally auditioned to play Mr. Crabneck but asked if he could audition for the role of Henry Hollowhead as well. The producers considered him for both roles before settling on him to play Henry. See more »
Just to be safe side you should have her drained.
[while Cindy Hollowhead is giggling & spaced out sitting on the couch]
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KIDS LOOKIN' FOR A GOOD TIME
Written and Produced by Glenn A. Jordan (as Glenn Jordan)
Performed by Jeff Wilson See more »
Life in a biomorphic future
This strange little gem combines the biomorphic machinery of Giger with the surreal dadaism of Terry Gilliam and the sugary family life of "Leave it To Beaver". The Hollowheads live in a future world after overpopulation and economic collapse has forced everyone to live in inside giant tubes over vast factories, where pre-processed food is pumped in through pipes, and normal animals and plants have disappeared, replaced by selectively bred genetically-engineered mutants. Biomorphic machines are used as medical equipment, food sources, and even musical instruments. Yet the family lives in a 50's style nuclear family with touches of 80's extravagance (gotta love the bubble dress!). The household machinery and factory equipment is very reminiscent of the industrial scenes in Terry Gilliam's "Brazil". The Hollowhead family have striven to maintain civilization, while the managers of the ruling factory, United Umbilical (with a Staley-eqsue swastika-like logo), ruthlessly manages its employees with animalistic lust. "Meet the Hollowheads" is one of those films you will recognize more and more as its predictions start coming true.
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