All Genres: Talk-Show
Release Year: 2006
Rating: 7.4 (0)
Director: Gianni Amelio
Writing by: Gianni Amelio – (writer) and
Daniele Gaglianone – (writer) &
Lillo Iacolino – (writer) &
Alberto Taraglio – (writer)
Produced by: Vittorio Cecchi Gori – producer
Mario Cotone – executive producer
Rita Rusic – producer (as Rita Cecchi Gori)
Cast: Spike Feresten – Himself – Host / … (34 episodes, 2006-2008)
Joe Furey – Various (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Darryl Linkow – Darryl the Soundmixer / … (8 episodes, 2006-2008)
Mary Mae – Spikes Wife / … (8 episodes, 2006-2008)
Matt Riedy – Network Executive (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Melissa Charles – EPPT Wife / … (5 episodes, 2007-2008)
Gregory Franklin – Sketch Player (4 episodes, 2006-2007)
Johnny Ray Meeks – Father on Nanny 911 / … (4 episodes, 2006-2007)
Irina Voronina – Hot Girl / … (3 episodes, 2006-2008)
Dannah Feinglass – Michelle Putnam / … (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
John McGarr – Cops guy / … (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
Music: Franco Piersanti
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Plot Outline: Turin at the end of the fifties: two brothers have emigrated there from Sicily and the older works very…
Plot: Late-night talk show hosted by former “Seinfeld” and “Simpsons” writer Spike Feresten in which guests deliver the monologue and participate in comedy sketches.
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
Michal Koban … legal counsel animals
Goofs: We know about 6 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Factual errors: Judge Warwick declares a mistrial, when in fact she should have ordered a directed verdict; refutation of a witnesss evidence isnt grounds for a mistrial.
Trivia: There are 2 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- Despite winning the top prize at the Venice Film Festival, Gianni Amelio still had to wait over three years before he saw his film released in the US.
- The title refers to the back page of a popular 1950s Italian magazine which had a section devoted to old jokes that were no longer funny but still evoked a sense of nostalgia. One such joke is repeated throughout the film: “How do you get four elephants in a Fiat?” The answer: “Two in front and two in back”.