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Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

A spoof 1950s science fiction movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late night television.
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Cast

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Donald F. Muhich ...
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Erica Yohn ...
Debby Davison ...
Weatherperson (segment "Murray in Videoland")
Rob Krausz ...
Floor Manager (segment "Murray in Videoland")
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Baseball Announcer (segment "Murray in Videoland")
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Anchorman (segment "Murray in Videoland") / TV Announcer (segment "Amazon Women on the Moon") / Announcer (segment "Silly Pate")
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Brian Ann Zoccola ...
Nurse (segment "Hospital")
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Stanley Brock ...
Customer (segment "Hairlooming")
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Storyline

A series of short sketches, most of which parody late-night television and the low-budget movies one often finds there. Other skits include a man being attacked by his apartment, a funeral hosted by classic comedians, and a teen-age boy's big night turning into a nightmare. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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18 September 1987 (USA)  »

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$548,696
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Trivia

Russ Meyer: The cult director as a video salesman in the "Video Date" segment. See more »

Goofs

Arsenio's shredded tie changes between shots. Obviously 2 differently shredded ties were used. See more »

Quotes

Son of the Invisible Man: Ever see a shirt make a phone call?
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Crazy Credits

Don "No Soul" Simmons sings a "non-offensive and unthreatening" song from his album during the credits. See more »

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Referenced in Undercover Brother (2002) See more »

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Honey
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Written by Charlie Louvin
Performed by David Alan Grier
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one of my favorite comedies!
28 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

Boy, do i love this movie! Im not saying it didnt have any flaws. Id say about 80% of it was very funny. My absolute favorite sketches are the Harvey Pitnik critics corner/funeral sketches. The critics really tore Harvey a new one (LOL)! All the roasters (comedians) were great, but my favorite was Rip Taylor, especially when he says "you know the old saying in show business, get off quick, like Harvey on his wedding night!" When i heard that, I laughed so hard, that i probably have an uncured hernia to this day from it. Of course i cant leave out the blacks without soul/ Don no soul Simmons albums (my second favorite), Arnesio Hall, bs or not, pirates, titans, and every Vangoe must go, and the Amazon Women movie itself. These were all very funny. I cant wait to get this on dvd one day. 8 STARS OUT OF 10.


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