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Jake's Journey (1988)

A normal teenager is transported to a Monty Pythonesque medieval fantasy land where an odd, adamant knight takes him on a quest.

Director:

Hal Ashby
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gabrielle Anwar ... Princess / Fiona Penwarden
Peter Benson Peter Benson ... Peasant
Susie Blake Susie Blake ... Torturer's wife #2
Graham Chapman ... Sir George / Queen / Taxi driver
Peter Cook ... King
Michael Crane Michael Crane ... Huge Guard
Nancy Lenehan ... Mother
Rik Mayall ... Troll
Daniel Peacock Daniel Peacock ... British Telecom Engineer
Griff Rhys Jones ... Innkeeper
Alexei Sayle ... Head torturer
Charles Simon Charles Simon ... Servant
Tony Slattery ... Lobster #2
Lane Smith ... Father
Liz Smith ... Witch
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A normal teenager is transported to a Monty Pythonesque medieval fantasy land where an odd, adamant knight takes him on a quest.

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Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
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HTV,Witzend Productions See more »
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Color
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When Chris Young auditioned to play Jake, the casting director said he was too handsome to play the part. He won them over, improvising his lines and making them laugh during the reading. The casting director then sent over his photograph to Graham Chapman who concluded he wasn't too good looking at all. He gave Chris the part. See more »

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Edited into The Best TV Shows That Never Were (2004) See more »

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It should have been made...
10 June 2003 | by JengoSee all my reviews

I was lucky enough to see the pilot episde and thought it was fantastic. I was completely gutted that some idiot said no to what could have been a massive cult hit. I wanted more and I'm sure I wasn't alone. The pilot was really funny and very original. You guys made a great production - have you ever thought about making it into a movie? Now that would be cool.


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