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In short, the Don Knotts 5-Movie Collection is a new collection of five of Don Knotts comedy movies, an inexpensive box set. The good news is: all five are very funny movies! They are:

Don Knotts 5-Movie Collection

In short, the Don Knotts 5-Movie Collection is a new collection of five of Don Knotts comedy movies, an inexpensive box set. The good news is: all five are very funny movies! They are: The Ghost and Mr. Chicken The Reluctant Astronaut The Shakiest Gun in the West The Love God? How to Frame a […]

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The Billion Dollar Hobo DVD cover (1977) starring Tim Conway, Will Geer

The Billion Dollar Hobo

The Billion Dollar Hobo (1977) starring Tim Conway, Will Geer Synopsis of The Billion Dollar Hobo In The Billion Dollar Hobo, a helpless klutz bumbles his way through a disaster-filled life. Suddenly he is informed that he is the only living relative of a multimillionaire. In order to take over his wealth, he has to […]

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Harry Langdon… The Forgotten Clown: (The Strong Man / Tramp, Tramp, Tramp / Long Pants)

Harry Langdon… The Forgotten Clown

Harry Langdon… The Forgotten Clown: (The Strong Man / Tramp, Tramp, Tramp / Long Pants) Product Description  Three complete features from the rediscovered genius of silent comedy! These classic silent slapstick films are the high points in Harry Langdon and Frank Capra’s collaboration during 1926 and 1927, culminating in some of the finest American […]

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Dear God — starring Greg Kinnear, Tim Conway, Laurie Metcalf, Hector Elizondo

Dear God

Dear God — starring Greg Kinnear, Tim Conway, Laurie Metcalf, Hector Elizondo I have to admit being pleasantly surprised by Dear God.  Originally, I was only going to review it for completeness’ sake, as part of the Tim Conway reviews.  I picked it up at my local Wal-Mart for only $4.00. I figured that even a […]

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Don Knotts Reluctant Hero Pack (The Ghost And Mr. Chicken / The Reluctant Astronaut / The Shakiest Gun In The West / The Love God?)

Don Knotts Reluctant Hero Pack

Review of Don Knotts Reluctant Hero Pack (The Ghost And Mr. Chicken / The Reluctant Astronaut / The Shakiest Gun In The West / The Love God?) (1969) A collection of four of Don Knotts movies from the 1960’s—the best known is The Ghost and Mr. Chicken but all four provide solid laughs.  The most unusual is The Love God? – a […]

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The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968) starring Don Knotts, Barbara Rhoades

The Shakiest Gun in the West

The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968) starring Don Knotts, Barbara Rhoades  In short, The Shakiest Gun in the West is a very funny Don Knotts movie. Set in the American Old West, Don plays the part of Jesse W. Haywood, a recent graduate from Dentistry school, who is going out west to make his fortune. […]

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The Reluctant Astronaut, starring Don Knotts and Leslie Nielsen

The Reluctant Astronaut

The Reluctant Astronaut (1967) starring Don Knotts, Leslie Nielsen  Don Knotts takes his ‘nervous fraidy-cat’ character to outer space (or at least to orbit) in this funny, family-friendly comedy.  The Reluctant Astronaut begins with Roy Fleming (Don Knotts in the title role) appears to be in a space capsule orbiting the earth—until the camera zooms out, and reveals that […]

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The Prize Fighter, co-starring Tim Conway and Don Knotts

The Prize Fighter

The Prize Fighter, co-starring Tim Conway and Don Knotts  The Prize Fighter is a very funny, very sweet comedy.  Set in Depression-era America, Tim Conway stars as Bags Collins who has a perfect record as a boxer – twenty fights, twenty knockouts—and twenty losses.  His manager, Shakes, is the ‘brains’ of the team, played by Don Knotts. 

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The Private Eyes, starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway

The Private Eyes

The Private Eyes (1980), co-starring Tim Conway and Don Knotts  Don Knotts and Tim Conway co-star in The Private Eyes –  a silly little comedy where they spoof the murder mystery in general, and Sherlock Holmes in particular.  Called from Scotland Yard, Inspector Winthrop (played by Don Knotts), and his bumbling assistant Dr. Tart (played with mindless […]

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How to Frame a Figg, starring Don Knotts

How to Frame a Figg

How to Frame a Figg, starring Don Knotts  How to Frame a Figg is a long-time favorite Don Knotts movie.  Don stars as Hollis Figg, one of the bookkeepers for the small, but corrupt, town of Dalton.  In an attempt to frame someone else for their own shenanigans, the town leaders purchase a second-hand mainframe computer […]

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