Creators, cast and network executives recount the strange history of the Dana Carvey Show, the irreverent prime time sketch comedy show that aired for eight episodes on ABC, following its star's meteoric run on Saturday Night Live.
What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician - "The Amazing Johnathan" - becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.
The Amazing Johnathan,
The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty's ... See full summary »
I'm really disappointed to see that this film has basically no ratings. It's a must-see for any skater, Jackass fan, or someone simply interested in countercultures. On top of being hilarious and very entertaining, it works as an insightful exploration of how a small magazine essentially introduced a brand of humor to the eventual mainstream and secretly influenced a countless number of things. The people behind it, the controversies, how it evolved; its all very interesting. Especially considering that this was the 90's for god's sake. I'm really glad that a film was made about Big Brother, for it is definitely a worthy subject for a quality documentary. Now it just needs to be seen. Watch this fiiiiiilm!
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