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I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood (1989)

Martin goes on an adventure with his 3 friends, Ballsy, Felcher and Bungle f*ck. Their mission? To travel to Hollywood to get Martin's movie made. Follow the awesome foursome as they ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Short ... Lawrence Orbach / Bradley P. Allen / Ed Grimley / Jackie Rogers, Jr. / Dale O'Day / 'Baby' Estelle O'Day / Troy Soren / CableACE Award / Himself
Stanley Brock ... Babe
Robin Duke ... Drunk Woman
Joe Flaherty ... Gene Siskel
Brian George ... Maitre D'
Christopher Guest ... Antoninous DiMentabella
Steven Kampmann Steven Kampmann ... Jay (as Steve Kampmann)
Catherine O'Hara ... Nancy Mae
Jim Staahl ... Man #1 at Party
Dave Thomas ... Roger Ebert
Pj Torokvei Pj Torokvei ... Phil (as Peter Torokvei)
Tracey Ullman ... Tina Wise
Fred Willard ... Man #2 at Party
Chad Hayes Chad Hayes ... Waiter
Peter Koch ... The Trainer
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Martin goes on an adventure with his 3 friends, Ballsy, Felcher and Bungle f*ck. Their mission? To travel to Hollywood to get Martin's movie made. Follow the awesome foursome as they encounter crocogators, Gangsters, Pirates, AIDS and many other hilarious obstacles.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 1989 (USA) See more »

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Home Box Office (HBO) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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24 May 2006 | by jadilorettoSee all my reviews

I haven't seen this special for years, but have committed large chunks of it to memory... One of the great little-known comic gems in existence! That is, if it is still in existence. Short brilliantly sends up showbiz egomania years before it was fashionable. And there are some inspired bits of Short and Christopher Guest improv post-Spinal Tap and pre-everything-else Christopher Guest has done. If you think that Jiminy Glick thing Short's been doing of late is any good (and I don't), you owe it to yourself to see this. This is the kind of work Short was capable of before he felt he had to pander for easy laughs in his Glick fat suit.


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