R | | Comedy, Crime
Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit. However, no prison cell could keep them locked in.
The lyrics of the woodpecker jingle sung at the bank go: "Oh!, you'll save money! Knock on wood! When you do what a good woodpecker should! Save for a horse or a brand new ranch, when you flock to the Glenboro Savings Branch! You can feather your nest with frills! Fill your garage with Coupe de Villes! Just relax if you have a big bill! What you can do...be a smart bird too! You little pecker, you!"
Who needs Hollywood? I hear they're really nuts out there.
Skip Donahue: Give me a town like old New York, With lots of trees and clean fresh air, I need a place where love is everywhere, They say I'm Crazy, just a little bit out of whack...
When Deputy Wilson wakes Harry and Skip in their cell, he tells them the time is 4:30am. Daylight/Sunlight is shining through the cell window.
The original 1999 DVD and the current Blu-Ray by Image Entertainment restores bits of footage absent from previous video versions.(the VHS copies were transferred from a slightly damaged 35mm print of the film and the print damage caused this), during the transition from the prison cafeteria to the activity yard in which after Harry is told by Rory that he killed his stepfather by slapping his hand in which Harry takes his hand and pats it lightly a few times and then a shot of the prison yard before cutting to the various outside activities with the inmates.
$8,691,886 (USA) (14 December 1980)