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Meet Wally Sparks (1997)

R | | Comedy | 31 January 1997 (USA)
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Wally Sparks is a tabloid television show reporter, who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the Governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Wally Sparks
... Sandy Gallo
... Gov. Floyd Preston
... Lenny Spencer
Rita McKenzie ... Helen Williams
... Priscilla Preston
... Harvey Bishop
... Emily Preston
... Mr. Harry Karp
... New York Cab Driver
... Reporter #3
Eamonn Roche ... Alan Miller
... Rapper Announcer (as Sir Mix-A-Lot)
... Dean Sparks
... Robby Preston
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Wally Sparks is a tabloid television show reporter, who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the Governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.

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The Talk Show Host that Everyone loves to hate! See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for continuous crude sexual humor and some nudity | See all certifications »

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31 January 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Botrány TV  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,131,001, 2 February 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,999,612, 2 March 1997
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Trivia

Debi Mazar dated Paul Reubens from 1993-1999. See more »

Quotes

Wally Sparks: What a place, Canada; they started a country and no one showed up.
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Connections

References Donahue (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Fire
Written by Jimi Hendrix
Performed by Crushed Grapes
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Classic Rodney
22 July 2010 | by See all my reviews

I am a huge fan of Rodney and thought this movie was hysterically funny!!! Trust me anyone who enjoys Rodney Dangerfield humour will LOVE this flick!!! If you didn't like it the first time (and you are a Rodney fan), Trust me watch it again, it's even better the 2nd time around!!! His one-liners were originally crude & FUNNY!!! Quote: I am here to spread Joy, if I can find her?

Many many cameo appearances from celebrities and movie stars (from Michal Bolton to Bert Reynolds to porn king Ron Jeremy) adds to this enjoyable flick!

Definitely recommend for all Rodney fans!!!


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