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A Grand Gesture 

Jim is attacked by the gang back at the garage about the amount of money he is recklessly giving away. Jim's solution, he will give them all $1000 each to give away.

Director:

Noam Pitlik

Writers:

James L. Brooks (created by), Stan Daniels (created by) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Judd Hirsch ... Alex Reiger
Danny DeVito ... Louie De Palma
Marilu Henner ... Elaine Nardo
Tony Danza ... Tony Banta
Andy Kaufman ... Latka Gravas
Christopher Lloyd ... Reverend Jim Ignatowski
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Scatman Crothers ... Walt
Melanie Gaffin Melanie Gaffin ... Jennifer
Carol Kane ... Simka Dahblitz-Gravas
Vincent Schiavelli ... Reverend Gorky
J. Alan Thomas ... Jeff Bennett
Tom Villard ... Cartoonist
Tracey Walter ... Panhandler
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Storyline

Jim is attacked by the gang back at the garage about the amount of money he is recklessly giving away. Jim's solution, he will give them all $1000 each to give away.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 1983 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The character Walt - played by Scatman Crothers - mentions watching Gilligan's Island on his TV. Crothers acted in a Gilligan's Island TV movie "The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island" just a couple of years before this show. See more »

Quotes

Alex Reiger: Jim, you give a thousand bucks to Louie De Palma, you better be there to see that he gives it to somebody. Otherwise, he's going to pocket that money himself and lie about it.
Reverend Jim Ignatowski: Will you do that?
Louie De Palma: Of course.
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Features Bonanza (1959) See more »

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