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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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Eugene Levy
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Cast

Credited cast:
Martin Short ... Lawrence Orbach / Bradley P. Allen / Ed Grimley / Jackie Rogers, Jr. / Dale O'Day / 'Baby' Estelle O'Day / Troy Soren / CableACE Award / Himself
Catherine O'Hara ... Nancy Mae
Joe Flaherty ... Gene Siskel
Dave Thomas ... Roger Ebert
Christopher Guest ... Antoninus DiMentabella
Tracey Ullman ... Tina Wise
Robin Duke ... Drunk woman
Fred Willard ... Psychiatrist
Pj Torokvei Pj Torokvei ... Phil Chow
Jim Staahl ... Man at Party
Steven Kampmann Steven Kampmann ... Jay Wise
Brian George ... Maitre D'
Stanley Brock ... Babe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eugene Levy ... Studio Head (voice)
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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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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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24 May 2006 | by Johnny DiLorettoSee 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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