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Electric Apricot (2006)

R | | Comedy, Music
2:28 | Trailer
A graduate filmmaker chronicles a jam band's journey to a famous music festival.


Les Claypool


Les Claypool



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Korty Jonathan Korty ... Herschel Tambor Brillstein
Adam Gates Adam Gates ... Steve 'Aiwass' Trouzdale
Bryan Kehoe Bryan Kehoe ... Steve 'Gordo' Gordon
Les Claypool ... Lapland 'Lapdog' Miclovich
Jason McHugh Jason McHugh ... 'Smilin' Don Kleinfeld
Kyle McCulloch Kyle McCulloch ... Drew Shackleford
Dian Bachar ... Skip Holmes
Brian Kite Brian Kite ... Dr. Brian 'Bucky' Lefkowitz
Oz Fritz Oz Fritz ... Oswald George
Arj Barker ... The Cube
Derek Walls Derek Walls ... Duck - Band Tech
Jason Thompson Jason Thompson ... Jake - Band Tech
Seth Green ... Taper Guy
Matt Stone ... Taper Guy
Sirena Irwin ... Photographer


Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap". The members of the band go by the assumed names, Steve Hampton Trouzdale on bass and vocals, Steve "Gordo" Gordon on guitar and vocals, Herschal Tambor Brillstien on keyboards and vocals, and Lapland "Lapdog" Miclovik on drums and vocals. Written by Facamus

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Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content including references

Did You Know?


The first poster for Festeroo actually features five bands Les Claypool has played with. Oysterhead, Les Claypool's Frog Brigade, Sausage, The Holy Mackeral, and C2B3 (Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie's Brains). See more »


Aiwas remarks that he "felt like Hitler at Waterloo". It was Napoleon Bonaparte who was defeated on that battlefield in Belgium, not Adolf Hitler, who wasn't even born yet. This is intended by the filmmakers as a joke. See more »

Crazy Credits

Wavy Gravy appears in a final scene after the end credits. See more »


Spoofs Patterson-Gimlin Film (1967) See more »

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I Wish Les Claypool Were My Father...
12 June 2008 | by sana-20See all my reviews

This movie is amazing. Simply put it is the greatest thing I've watched in last 21 years. Given, I am only 21 years old. That's just how amazing it is. I find it hard to believe that wasn't released in theaters. I'd imagine it would have made so much money. Everything about the film is fantastic. The only thing I could think of that would have made it better would have been more cameos by musicians/interviews with scene kids outside the Warfield, etc. This is really a great thing Les has done here. I pray he continues his efforts. He's a really, really funny guy.

I find it sad that you're reading this instead of watching the movie.

It's F-A-N-T-A-S-T-I-C.

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