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The Flying Car (2002)

Dante and Randal are back and trapped in Dante's car during a very bad traffic jam while talking about a "flying car" from The Jetsons.

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Kevin was commissioned to shoot the first ever short film aired on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The result was the return of Randal and Dante from 'Clerks' in this six-minute-long short film shown on The Tonight Show and downloadable at the View Askew web site (www.viewaskew.com). This short is a discussion of the absence of the "flying car" and the hypothetical question posed asking "what would you do to get a flying car?" Funny dialogue between characters leads up to a hilarious punch-line which ties it all together in a Kevin Smith trademark style. Written by Bobby Bokista <www.virtualfools.com>

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The short was included with the Clerks X Special Edition DVD. Since then, it been included with later home video re-releases of "Clerks" on multiple formats. See more »

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Dante says that when JFK promised to put a man on the moon in 10 years, "nobody had started working on the space program at that point." In reality, JFK made his promise on May 25, 1961. NASA became operational on October 1, 1958, and sent Alan Shepherd into space on May 5, 1961. See more »

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Dante: What the hell kind of scientist is this guy anyway?
Randal: One with a lot of free time on his hands, and a foot fetish.
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References Murder, She Wrote (1984) See more »

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Excellent Display of Smith's Dialogue Skills
12 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is an excellent short, the best I've seen so far. It is a nice little sample of Kevin Smith's work. Smith has a natural talent to create dialogue such as this. I love his mix of crude and lewd subject matter with witty uses of various not-so-everyday words from the English language. Watch the clock for Randal's rant on how people such as Dante are responsible for the state of the American nation. It lasts for basically a whole minute. Its a nice piece that fits well with these two slacking clerks. Watch this short! Its available all around the net and is worth the short download.


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