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A dark comedy about Peter Dragon (played by Jay Mohr), a sleazy Hollywood executive. His last, massively expensive, movie bombed and he needs a hit. Will "Beverley Hills Gun Club" be it and how far will he have to go to make it?

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Series cast summary:
Jay Mohr ...  Peter Dragon 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Illeana Douglas ...  Wendy Ward 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Jarrad Paul ...  Adam Rafkin 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Jack Plotnick ...  Stuart Glazer 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Buddy Hackett ...  Uncle Lonnie 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Lee Arenberg ...  Bobby G. 9 episodes, 1999-2000
Fab Filippo Fab Filippo ...  Holden Van Dorn 6 episodes, 1999-2000
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In Hollywood you're only as good as your last flick, and Dragonfire Films exec Peter Dragon has hit bottom with his $150 million bomb "Slow Torture." His only hope to get back to the way things were is the shoot-'em-up film "Beverly Hills Gun Club," and the only person that will help him is ex-child star turned hooker Wendy Ward. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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Was originally intended to air on HBO, with Oliver Platt as Peter. Fox was offered the show in order to convince HBO to give them more money. See more »

Alternate Versions

In Latin America, the Sony Channel (Sony Entertainment Television) aired all the episodes that were filmed. In the U.S., Peter Dragon dies in the final episode, but (at least in Latin America) he continued production after that episode: he got back with Wendy, and learned that Adam Rafkin (the script writer) had previously sold the movie he was filming under a different title. Then Peter had to buy the script back, giving Wendy as a trade. In the end, Wendy left Peter and Hollywood after making him promise he would return all the money she had invested. In the final scene, Uncle Lonnie asks Peter if he wants to go home, and Peter asks Lonnie to take him to the studio, because "that's my home". See more »

Connections

Featured in The Perfect Pitch (2002) See more »

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Even a Dog Can Shake Hands
Performed by Warren Zevon
Music by Jonathan Wolff & Paul Buckley
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Short lived
24 July 2000 | by Quinoa1984See all my reviews

This show was so funny I don't know why they (FOX) cut it off. This was such a hilarious look at Hollywood producers it boggled my mind. Jay Mohr makes a terrific lead as the main guy Peter Dragon, a guy who will do almost anything to get pictures made. Great fun, but shorter lived than a fly. Buddy Hackett got the most laughs from me as the crazy uncle. A+


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1999 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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(13 episodes)

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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