R | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A vulgar private detective is hired to find a missing groupie and is drawn into a mystery involving a series of murders tied to the music industry.
In an interview in Movieline magazine, screenwriter Daniel Waters said that working with Andrew Dice Clay was "traumatic". Waters was happy, however, that Clay later said that "Bobby Rivers" wrote the movie, and hoped Clay would forever tout this non-existent scribe as the ... ...
Come on, down boy. Down Stanley. Roseanne Barr naked. Gone.
At the beginning of the film, when Ford is telling the backstory of rock star Bobby Black when he dies on stage, the song Bobby sings includes the line "No she don't give a... No she don't give a SHIT!" Later, when Ford is watching MTV and sees Zuzu Petals in Bobby's music video, we hear the same lyric, including the word "SHIT". It is a violation of FCC rules to air an obscenity on a broadcast without censoring the word. MTV would be fined and/or reprimanded for airing an uncut version of the lyric. (Ironically, Andrew Dice Clay was banned from MTV for life after using obscene language on the MTV Music Video Awards, thus getting MTV in trouble with the FCC.)
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