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Rate "Cold Reading"
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Unread postPosted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 6:58 am 
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Episode 18.3 - Cold Reading

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Original Air Date: February 14, 1985
Stars: Dick Shawn, Janet Carroll, Joel Brooks, Larry Poindexter, Annette McCarthy
Writer: Martin Pasko & Rebecca Parr
Director: Gus Trikinos

A flamboyant, young 'Orson Welles-type' staging a no-budget radio play, "Adventures of Dick Noble, African Explorer," invokes the Powers of the Air for authentic sound effects.



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I think this is case of a not too bad story, but silly execution, the cast wouldn't continue to keep acting their parts after everything from their radio script manifests itself in reality. I know that's probaly because this is a comedic episode rather than a serious entry but it isn't very funny anyway. 3/10


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Another subpar segment. Nice idea, but I didn't enjoy it. All three segments to this episode were pretty shitty. I'll stick with the same rating as the others for ep. 18.

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A 2 from me. Conceptually this could be fun. The realisation was far from enjoyable.

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Whether anything else works or not, there's one great moment, and that's Ralph Manza's character reacting to the monkey appearing out of nowhere. In a lot of ways he's one of the great character actors in comedies, and that moment really shows it.


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Yeah, this had an OVER THE TOP factor of suspension of disbelief. It was too hard to enjoy for me. Just a little too much work. :|

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