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Don Knotts Reluctant Hero Pack

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

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

The Reluctant Astronaut, starring Don Knotts and Leslie Nielsen
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...
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The Prize Fighter

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

The Private Eyes, starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway
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...
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How to Frame a Figg

How to Frame a Figg, starring Don Knotts
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...
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Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo

Herbie goes to Monte Carlo, starring Dean Jones and Don Knotts
Walt Disney’s Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)  Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo has three major plots running through it. First is Jim Douglas (Dean Jones) attempting to resuscitate his racing career with the help of his mechanic Wheely Applegate (Don Knotts) at a race in Europe, hence the ‘Monte Carlo’ of...
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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again

The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, starring Tim Conway and Don Knotts
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979) starring Don Knotts, Tim Conway, Harry Morgan  In The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, Amos and Theodore (Tim Conway and Don Knotts) the two bumbling outlaw wannabees from The Apple Dumpling Gang are back. They are trying to make it on...
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The Apple Dumpling Gang

Walt Disney’s The Apple Dumpling Gang, starring Don Knotts, Tim Conway, Bill Bixby, Susan Clark
Walt Disney’s The Apple Dumpling Gang, starring Don Knotts, Tim Conway, Bill Bixby, Susan Clark – DVD review Many people who were children during 1975 will remember Walt Disney’s The Apple Dumpling Gang with fondness. The basic plot involves three orphans, who become the responsibility of Russell Donovan (played by Bill Bixby), a...
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The Incredible Mr. Limpet

The incredible Don Knotts does a wonderful turn in this film as the incredible Mr. Limpet -- in this mix of animation and live action
The Incredible Mr. Limpet, starring Don Knotts  The Incredible Mr. Limpet is a very funny, entertaining film, starring Don Knotts as the mild-mannered Henry Limpet. Set during World War II, the patriotic Mr. Limpet, an avid fan of fish, tries to enlist in the Navy, only to be rejected due...
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