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The Great O'Grady (1993)

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Award winning comedy short that follows the intense world of competitive spitting.

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Robbie Fox

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Robbie Fox
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Cast

Credited cast:
Keith Coogan ... Jonathan
Meredith Salenger ... Jenny-Sue
Tom Hodges ... Great O'Grady
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keith Amos Keith Amos ... Locker Room Guy #1
Steve Berman Steve Berman ... Big Don
Nancy Cartwright ... O'Grady's Secretary
Petra Chandler Petra Chandler ... Nurse
Tim Conway Jr. Tim Conway Jr. ... Sportscaster
Brian De Palma ... Ambulance Attendant
Bob De Sio Bob De Sio ... Hospital Visitor
Ray De Sio Ray De Sio ... Hospital Visitor
Robbie Fox ... Dr. Benjamin
Tim Haldeman ... Reporter #3
Mike Hennesy Mike Hennesy ... Reporter #4
Andrew Koenig ... Locker Room Guy #2
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Award winning comedy short that follows the intense world of competitive spitting.

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Every boy wants to be the spitting image of his hero

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Won Best Comedy Short - Houston Film Festival - 1988. See more »

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This short film rocked!
22 December 2004 | by jayrustSee all my reviews

I remember seeing this show one day after school as a child! I never knew of it's name until now. It is one of the most bizarre shows I've ever seen. I could never figure out whether it was meant as a comedy, documentary, or a drama. It's basically about the world distance spitting champion and his protégé who both fall for this girl. Of course the champ gets the girl until tragedy strikes and the tides turn. But that's where it gets kinda funny. The whole subject is weird. The plot takes a turn for the worst, and the champ takes a remarkable hilarious down ward spiral, climaxing in one the weirdest things I've ever seen on television. But you'll have to see for yourself to truly appreciate the event. I mean seriously, the world-spitting champion? Just absolutely bizarre! I've been looking for a copy of this for years, so if anyone knows how I can find it, I'd be forever in debt-ed! This definitely is a must see for any one who finds humor in sad tragic events! -Jay


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