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A series that centers on Peter Dragon (played by Jay Mohr), a Hollywood executive. His last, massively expensive, movie bombed and he needs a hit. Will "Beverley Hills Gun Club" be it?

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Chris Thompson
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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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Storyline

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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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dragon See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Runtime:

(13 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The character of Stuart Glazer was originally conceived by Chris Thompson as a 'young black queen' named Jamaal 'J.J.' Jones. See more »

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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 »

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Even a Dog Can Shake Hands
Performed by Warren Zevon
Music by Jonathan Wolff & Paul Buckley
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Funny as all get-out
13 April 2004 | by Freak-10See all my reviews

Wow! That's all you really need to say about this too-short-lived series.

But since I have the space, let me say this too: I don't think a funnier satire exists or has ever existed on TV. I pray for the day an uncensored DVD is released - this show has me laughing my @ss off for just about the entire time I'm watching it. It's amazing that it ever got made at all, what with all the jokes ripping on the Hollywood community, and everyone gets an equal dose - producers, actors, writers, you name it, this show makes fun of it. Jay Mohr is funnier in this series than in anything else I've ever seen him do, and Ileana Douglas is, as always, fantastic.

Watch it! And to the execs at Fox - put out the DVD, already!


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