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Prime Time (1977)

American Raspberry (original title)
R | | Comedy | 1977 (USA)
Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been ... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Ainsley Paul Ainsley ... Guard in Political Speech
Wil Albert Wil Albert ... Bruno
Royce D. Applegate ... Miracle White Announcer
Meridith Baer ... Switchboard Operator #2 (as Meredith Baer)
Gene Borkan Gene Borkan ... Attendant in Retirement Home
Jordan Cohen Jordan Cohen ... Boy in Winkles (as Jordon Brian)
Cory 'Bumper' Yothers Cory 'Bumper' Yothers ... Boy in Bullseye Frozen Food (as Bumper)
Marianne Bunch ... Girl on Beach
Twink Caplan ... Louise (as Twinkie Caplan)
Mel Carter Mel Carter ... Storefront Person
Joanna Cassidy ... Lisa Allen
Dort Clark ... Overdrawn Depositor
K.C. Ligon ... Maxine Waldman (as Katherine Dunfee Clark)
Beatrice Colen ... Mother
Dee Cooper ... Trucker
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Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been substituted. Included in the mix are such show as The Shitheads, The Charles Whitman Invitational, and commercials for a number of improbable products. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The Movie That Grabs TV by the Dials and Won't Let Go! See more »

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Comedy

Certificate:

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Trivia

The "American Excess" commercial segment was a spoof the "American Express" credit-card. See more »

Goofs

When the body bag is placed into the overhead compartment on the plane, the person inside can be seen shifting around. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Charlie's Angels (1976) See more »

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overlooked and hard to find - how sad!
10 June 2000 | by redcheekSee all my reviews

this made me laugh soooooooooo many times. this genre has only a few worthwhile entries and this is without a doubt one of them. politicaly incorrect humor that never stops and i mean never it jabs everything. only a few lulls but mostly pure classic comedy that will offend some but make others burst with laughter. the funny scenes are not just chuckles but roars.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Funny America See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$50,000 (estimated)
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Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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