Two writer-directors entrusted with a $175 million budget decide to bring their sci-fi/action film to a dead stop for no good reason. But hey, they got Terry Gilliam to do a cameo!
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Jackie and the gang hatch a plan to dose the entire prison with LSD, while Otto Preminger hatches a plan to torture the audience and calls it the third act of Skidoo.
In which we meet a half-man/half-elephant, and Jupiter confesses her feelings for Caine in the most embarrassingly stupid way possible.
Tripping on LSD causes Jackie Gleason to turn over a new leaf, while back on Groucho’s boat, we find out God’s fatal weakness: cooties.
Jackie Gleason continues to trip on LSD and hallucinates a dancing Mickey Rooney and Zombie Arnold Stang, resulting in one of the most horrible GIFs ever perpetrated on humanity.
Hint: It involves people. Lots and lots of people. Oh, and get ready for the totally non-shocking reveal about why everyone is so interested in Jupiter.
Chuck and Lyle go commando on the CIA and are rewarded with all their dreams coming true: Namely, a government-funded live album and a girlfriend they can both share.
Jackie Gleason trips on LSD while Groucho Marx finally makes his grand, God-awful appearance.
Thrilling parking violation action, LSD-flavored envelopes, and another legendary actor is unlucky enough to appear in this movie.
“Are there people who were convinced up until this moment that bees are questioning, doubtful liars?”
“And this is what this movie has finally degenerated to: jokes on the level of someone yelling ‘ching chong, ching chong’ to imitate Chinese people.”
“Thanks a lot, Skidoo. One day, I’m going to flash back to this scene, something in my brain will snap, and I’ll kill a busload of kids.”
“Caine’s just surfing the deferential equation slopes, broham!”
“Remember when they performed their show at the Chez Casablanca and all the tourists loved it? We were all so much younger then.”
“I know so much about this movie, it’s painful.”
“Was this dialogue written by humans?”
“It’s amazing how the hippies in this movie make being a ‘square’ seem like a hell of a lot more fun.”
“While it may not be based on an existing property, there’s nothing the slightest bit ‘original’ about this movie’s plot.”
“I got a feeling something went really wrong, and Ishtar got made.”
“I bet Jackie Gleason wished the real God had summoned him before he could make this movie.”