R | | Comedy, Drama, Music
A cinematic adaption of Arlo Guthrie's classic song story.
After discovering that the character "Officer Obie" was modeled after him, actual Stockbridge (Massachusetts) Sheriff William Obanhein demanded that he play the role himself. His reason: "If anyone is going to make a fool out of me, it might as well be me!"
Kid, what'd you get?
Arlo: I didn't get nothin'. I had to pay fifty dollars, and pick up the garbage.
In the scene where Pete Seeger is singing in the Woody's hospital room, you can hear Pete's voice before he opens his mouth.