Tim Conway movies

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 become a hobo.

Editorial review of The Billion Dollar Hobo courtesy of Amazon.com

Funnyman Tim Conway (“The Carol Burnett Show“) stumbles and bumbles through one misstep after another on his way to collecting a billion-dollar fortune in this lovable family comedy that co-stars Will Geer (“The Waltons“). Funny, outrageous and packed with adventure, it’s a racing locomotive of laughs! Vernon Praiseworthy (Conway) is a helpless klutz who can’t hold a job. But his luck suddenly changes when he discovers he’s the only living relative of a billionaire (Geer) and will inherit the family fortune if he can prove his worth by crossing the country as a hobo. Sounds easy enough, until Vernon takes the wrong train and lands in the middle of a kooky canine kidnap caper that could derail his dreams and put him and his pooch in the pokey!

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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, and figured that even a little bit of Tim Conway was worth $4.00, even if the rest of the movie was a waste.  It wasn’t, for several reasons. (more…)

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