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Fishing with John 

Not Rated | | Documentary, Comedy, Sport | TV Mini-Series (1991)
Musician John Lurie knows nothing about fishing, but that doesn't stop him from embarking on fishing in exotic locations with friends.
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Series cast summary:
John Lurie ...  Himself 6 episodes, 1991
Nik Tyler ...  Theme Song Vocals 6 episodes, 1991
Robb Webb Robb Webb ...  Narrator 6 episodes, 1991
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Musician John Lurie knows nothing about fishing, but that doesn't stop him from embarking on fishing in exotic locations with friends.

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USA

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English

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1991 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Montauk, New York, USA

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Tom Waits was so displeased with his experience filming his episode he didn't speak to John Lurie for two years afterwords. See more »

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Narrator: The fishermen wake up excited to be alive. They hope for good weather and good luck. Both fisherman are covered with sores and boners.
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Dry humor
30 April 2006 | by flatspunkSee all my reviews

John Lurie (musician) goes fishing with various celebrities in the early 90s. It is bizarre and dry humor. Think: The Gods Must Be Crazy meets a fishing show. The commentary on the DVD is very worth listening to if you enjoyed the episodes.

In one episode while they are fishing there are sounds of children playing in the background. In other episodes the narrating voice over tells the viewer RANDOM facts and observations (ie: someone is eating a sandwich and the narrator mentions he would like a bite)

Meta-humor, dry humor and bizarre humor at it's finest, I understand why Criterion picked this one up for release.


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