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UHF is the film debut of comedy rock satirist Weird Al Yankovic, who also co-wrote the screenplay. George Newman (Yankovic) and his friend Bob (David Bowe from The Cable Guy) are fired from their jobs at Burger World. So George decides to take over Channel 62, a failing local TV station that his uncle Harvey (Stanley Brock) won in a poker game. George turns it around into an overnight success after letting the janitor, Stanley Spadowski (Michael Richards from Seinfeld), host a kid's show. George then fills the broadcast day with bizarre programming, bringing the ratings up and saving the station. Soon, rival station CEO R.J. Fletcher (Kevin McCarthy) of Channel 8 threatens to sabotage the successful station, and George must come up with a way to save it. Only loosely constructed around this storyline, UHF is mostly a series of TV, movie, and music parodies strung together and played for cheap laughs. UHF also stars Victoria Jackson, Emo Philips, and Fran Drescher. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi
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Grouped Work ID 87bff7b5-78d9-2d9c-a71d-095eb552f3d2
Grouping Title uhf
Grouping Author orion pictures
Grouping Category movie
Last Grouping Update 2019-07-13 01:04:16AM
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auth_author2 Bowe, David.
Du Prez, John.
Jackson, Victoria, 1959-
Levey, Jay.
McCarthy, Kevin, 1914-2010.
Richards, Michael, 1950-
Yankovic, Al, 1959-
author2-role Bowe, David.
Cinecorp Productions.
Du Prez, John.
Jackson, Victoria,1959-
Levey, Jay.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
McCarthy, Kevin,1914-2010.
Orion Pictures.
Richards, Michael,1950-
Yankovic, Al,1959-
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subject_facet Comedy films
Feature films
Television stations -- Employees -- Drama
Televisión -- Emisoras -- Empleados -- Teatro
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display UHF
title_full UHF [videorecording] / an Orion Pictures release ; a Cinecorp production in association with Imaginary Entertainment ; written by Al Yankovic & Jay Levey ; produced by Gene Kirkwood [and] John Hyde ; directed by Jay Levey
title_short UHF
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Television stations
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