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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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Cast

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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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

1991 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Montauk, New York, USA

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Stereo

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Color

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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

Narrator: These are real men doing real things.
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Strange and Beautiful Movie
9 August 2001 | by clairebeccSee all my reviews

After becoming a huge Fan of John's music I watched "Fishing with John", and became a huge fan of John as a actor, and person. This series will have you laughing out loud and quoting lines for days. The interactions between John and his guest is unlike any other film. It is pure joy that will make you want to grab a fishing pole, friend and a cammera and hit the water.


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