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Yes, I Did See That In The Theater………

It’s amazing how many films I seemed to catch on the big screen before I finally decided they cost too much and the home video market slowly kept me house bound.

When I was growing up Jan-Michael Vincent was one of those “cool” actors that most of the kids took a liking to. “Tanner this is Denton! This whole town is infested with killer cockroaches. I repeat: KILLER COCKROACHES! ”

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Deemed as a message film, the whole high school I attended sat in on this one. “He was not a loony. He was the sanest man I ever knew in my life. ”

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Once I discovered the cinema of Paul Newman, I was hooked. “I changed my life today, what did you do?”

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This one gets better with every viewing. ” I know, Jerry, that you are as human as the rest of us, if not more so. ”

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Along came the sex comedies. So yes I headed off with the guys for this lame entry of the era.

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With the home video market one could catch the films of a series before heading off to the latest sequel. “Disciples of the Watch; I stand before you; in the name of the one who was cast out from Heaven, but is alive in me.”

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Burt was cool, Field was cute and Jackie had so many quotes that were just downright repeatable. “There’s no way, *no* way that you came from *my* loins. Soon as I get home, first thing I’m gonna do is punch yo mamma in da mouth! ” or how about  “Nobody, and I mean NOBODY makes Sheriff Buford T. Justice look like a possum’s pecker. ”

Ok just one more……”I’m gonna barbeque yo’ ass in molasses!”

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  1. Omigod…’Zapped!’ What a mesmerizing piece of crud! But believe it or not, I liked Willie Aames’ and Scott Baio’s characters in this…two regular guys who seemed to enjoy being regular guys. But man oh man, that baseball scene: as I mentioned in my review, excruciating.

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