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Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
The Top Selling singles chart shows Dewey's fictional hit song "Walk Hard" at #4; the 3 songs ahead of it are #1 You, You, You by The Ames Brothers, #2 No Other Love by Perry Como and #3 P.S. I Love You by The Hilltoppers - all of which were actual hits.
So you've never done nothin' you shouldn't have done to me?
Edith: What have I ever done to you?
Dewey Cox: Like that time you woke up in the middle of the night and drank up all the milk! And then I got up to have my corn flakes and there was none left!
Edith: Dewey, you ...
In addition to Dewey Cox mentioning his show was being beaten in the ratings by "The Incredible Hulk" - despite the fact both shows were on the same network - Dewey also mentions his show was on Thursday nights. "The Incredible Hulk" aired on Friday nights.
After the credits there is a black&white clip of Dewey Cox performing Walk Hard in 2002, with the words "The actual Dewey Cox"
The extended version released on home video, "American Cox: The Unbearably Long Self-Indulging Director's Cut", runs at 2 hours long.
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