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The Captain (2007)

When "The Captain," an 82-year-old former shoe salesman from Ohio, moves to Los Angeles with his lovely wife Nedra, he finds resistance to his stand-up comedy dreams by his three grown children.

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Sean K. Lambert

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Bagley ... The Captain
Jennifer Coolidge ... Baby
Cheryl Hines ... Herself
Michael Hitchcock ... Tad
Mindy Sterling ... Nedra
Wanda Sykes ... Herself
Melissa McCarthy ... Fran
Kathy Griffin ... Herself
Mikey Day ... Himself
Andy Kindler ... Himself
Wayne Federman ... Himself
Anthony Sepulveda Anthony Sepulveda ... Himself
Edi Patterson ... Herself
Staci Armao Staci Armao ... Stage Manager
Damon Pfaff ... Kindly Waiter
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Storyline

When "The Captain," an 82-year-old former shoe salesman from Ohio, moves to Los Angeles with his lovely wife Nedra, he finds resistance to his stand-up comedy dreams by his three grown children.

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Taglines:

single camera comedy, family relationship comedy

Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 2007 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Trivia

Was such a popular short around town, it led to Tim Bagley and Mindy Sterling appearing in character (as The Captain and Nedra) on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Sean Hayes was the guest who introduced the segment. See more »

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