With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a wacky weatherman tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early 1990s Los Angeles.
Richard E. Grant
Newton Davis builds his dream house and presents it to Becky with a proposal of marriage. She turns him down. He leaves the house, still with a ribbon around it and returns to the city, smitten with Becky. He meets Gwen, who has an interesting relationship with the truth. He spends the night with her, but leaves while she is sleeping. She takes his description of the house, searches it out, and moves in. The residents of Newton's hometown become curious and Gwen invents a marriage, a courtship, and and an entire history. Newton's parents meet Gwen and are immediately taken with her. By the time Newton finds out, the whole town thinks he's married, and Becky tells him that Gwen has made her see him in a whole new light. Gwen and Newton agree that she can pretend to be his wife and get free rent while Newton works on Becky until they can announce a divorce. The trouble is that nobody in the town wants them to separate and they keep trying to help them reconcile.Written by
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About 37 mins in, when Steve Martin falls over the couch and hits his feet on the table, Goldie Hawn briefly grimaces and looks at the crew possibly expecting a 'cut' before the scene continues as scripted. See more »
So, what do you think, can you show this to Moseby?
Ah... you'd better do it.
Why? He likes you.
Davis, if I take that in there and Moseby starts carrying on about how brilliant it is... I'm going to take the credit.
You're my friend, where are your ethics?
My ethics are that I know this about myself, so I'm not going to take this in there and screw you over.
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It was just amazing how this sort of plot has been even invented. I was absolutely astonished, because of all the turns the main couple in the movie made - and for all those who fancy Goldie Hawn, this is a movie you have to see! Just amazing!
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