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Bad Channels (1992)

An alien determined to capture human females takes over a radio station to do it.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Willis
Martha Quinn ... Lisa Cummings
... Vernon Locknut
Michael Huddleston ... Corky
Roumel Reaux ... Flip Humble
... Dan O'Dare
Rodney Ueno ... Moon
... Peanut
... Cookie
Steve Tietsort ... Trucker
Ron Keel ... Grits / Truck Stop Band
Alex Bookston ... Mr. Baker
Daryl Strauss ... Bunny
Michael Caldwell ... Goofy Guy
Allison Gammon ... Goofy Girl
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Storyline

An alien lands in a small town and promptly takes over the local radio station. The disk jockey, Dan O' Dare, well known for his publicity stunts, becomes a hostage. The alien uses the radio station and Dan's amused audience to target and subsequently shrink women for his collection. Written by Dave Smith <dave@stat.colostate.edu>

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Killer music. Alien airwaves. See more »

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Rated R for language
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Goofs

When Dan is on the radio, before the aliens attack, we hear his voice and see his reflection in the window. However, Dan's mouth and his words don't match up. See more »

Quotes

Peanut: This son of a bitch is crazier than a tree full of owls!
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Dollman appears after the end credits. See more »

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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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Jane, Jane the Hurricane
Performed by Joker
Written by Johnny Angel
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Some of the most terrible rock bands ever seen or heard
25 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

Bad Channel is an embarrassing outing by "Subspecies" director Ted Nicolaou. Actually, to get to the point, watch Ted's "Subspecies" movies(there are 4 of them as of December 1998) instead. However, we are here to review and comment on "Bad Channels". This pic stars everyone's favorite 80's MTV vj Martha Quinn in a spirited performance as Lisa Cummings, a local reporter. She is the center of a prank created by DJ Dangerous Dan O'Dare(Paul Hipp), but soon the prank is turned on Dan when an alien takes over the radio station. That is much as I will give away on this classic. The move is split up by pathetically made music videos starring bands that have never heard of, and I'm sure that I will never hear of again. The highlight of the film is, again as I have said in other films starring her, Charlie Spradling. Charlie, who plays Cookie, gives it her all as a waitress. I gave the film a 4, only recommended to Full Moon fans.


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