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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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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

1991 (USA) See more »

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Fishing with John See more »

Filming Locations:

Montauk, New York, USA

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

John Lurie originally wanted to use his friend Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea for the episode filmed in Costa Rica instead of actor Matt Dillon. But the Japanese producers that financed the series pressured Lurie into using Dillon because he was a bigger name celebrity. According to the audio commentary on the Criterion DVD, Lurie had only met Dillon once or twice before filming which explains why they are not as talkative with each other as Lurie is with the other guests. See more »

Quotes

Jim Jarmusch: Maybe somebody else should drive.
John Lurie: There's nobody here but you and me.
Jim Jarmusch: I'll drive.
John Lurie: You want to drive?
Jim Jarmusch: No.
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I'm so happy I stumbled across this
4 August 1999 | by SSteveSee all my reviews

I'm so happy I stumbled across this. Not only was it laugh-out-loud the first time, but watching it the second time with John Lurie's commentary made it even better. Now I'm making a list of all of the people I'm going to give a copy to this Christmas.


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