A young man who works in the mailroom at a TV network wants to move up the corporate ladder but finds himself stymied by his selfish boss. By chance he discovers that his neighbor's chimpanzee has a knack for picking successful TV programs. He uses the chimp's programming skills to land himself a job in the programming department of the network.
A CHIMP is the CHAMP at picking the top TV shows!
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Did You Know?
Raffles the chimpanzee insists on watching "Mother Carey's Chickens", which turns out to be the top-rated television program that night. "Mother Carey's Chickens" is a 1911 novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin
that was first filmed as Mother Carey's Chickens
(1938). Walt Disney Productions (the studio behind "The Barefoot Executive") filmed its own version of the story as Summer Magic
(1963), with Hayley Mills
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Steven's hair length fluctuates between shots. See more
Francis X. Wilbanks
Oh, I'm ruined. I'm ruined! What's Crampton gonna say?
[Cuts to Crampton getting dressed while cursing Wilbanks loudly to himself
E. J. Crampton
You lame brain. You thick-skulled, pin-headed, dim-witted bumbler!
He's Gonna Make It
Written by Bruce Belland
& Robert F. Brunner See more