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Just burning my old copy to DVD and thought I'd update with a
slightly more complete review. The TG is very minor maybe 2 minutes
at the most but if you like 2nd city you should enjoy it.|
As a birthday present from a future relative Henry is given a time
trip into the past to meet his hero Charles Dickens(Bronson
Pinchot) . However, as you might expect, this being a comedy things
go wrong almost from the start. Henry falls out of the time coach
(real horses) and lands in Paris as a doppleganger of the Marquis
de Sade. Merlin shows up and changes into a woman to keep the king
of France from realizing what is happening. It all goes south from
there with a duel, further slippages in the time stream to lots of
periods and eras. Lots of Second City Alums ( John Candy, Joe
Flaherty, etc.,) just as their careers were taking off.
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