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Ginger Ale Afternoon (1989)

R | | Comedy | 25 August 1989 (USA)
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Jesse is nine months pregnant and lives with her underemployed husband Hank in a dilapidated mobile home in a rusty trailer park. During an afternoon of talk, Jesse discovers that Hank has ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Dana Andersen ... Jesse Mickers
... Hank Mickers
... Bonnie Cleator (as Yeardly Smith)
Gene Butler ... Radio DJ
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Jesse is nine months pregnant and lives with her underemployed husband Hank in a dilapidated mobile home in a rusty trailer park. During an afternoon of talk, Jesse discovers that Hank has been spending time with Bonnie, their young, bovine neighbor. Jesse is hurt and furious, and Hank is defensive, claiming that the baby has pushed him out. While Hank is elsewhere, the other woman pays a surprise visit to Jesse. Healing begins, and when Jesse's labor starts, it's Bonnie who comes to the rescue. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Hank Mickers: I read. I read books. I read magazines. I read... train schedules.
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SAVE THE CHILD
Written and Performed by Willie Dixon
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Yeardley Smith Steals the Show
23 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

To the second commentator; FYI, Yeardley Smith is far from dead. Second, to everyone else, she makes the movie what it is by both being the other woman, and posing nude at a time when she was still playing teenagers and pre-teens. The biggest problem is, she's the only interesting character out of all the three...four if you count the local DJ. And it isn't until her appearance midway through the movie that it loses whatever made it so lame, annoying, and dull. The first half of the movie consists of nothing but a stupid trailer park couple sniping at each other. Bitch, Bitch, Bitch! I pity their child, who's about to be born after the movie ends. If you're willing to sit through this malarkey before seeing a naked Yeardley Smith, this is the movie for you.


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