L.A. Story

Synopsis: Harris K Telemacher is a 'wacky weekend weatherman' for a local Los Angeles television station who is searching for meaning in his otherwise cliche ridden Los Angeles life. With the help of an insightful and talkative Freeway sign, Harris embarks on a journey through Los Angeles in pursuit of Sarah, an English reporter who has been sent to the City of Angels to research an article for the London Times.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Director(s): Mick Jackson
Production: Live Home Video
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
95 min

Keep low!

- Ok!

You little cocker!

My hair!

Do you have my blue pants?

- I took them to the cleaners.

I'm not kissing anyone hello!

Just shake hands. - Are you

kidding? I just washed my hands!

Cowles, party of ten.

Yes, you're the first ones to arrive.

This way, please.


- Hello! - How you doing?

I hurt my back playing tennis.

We saw them together.

- So, I see this film,

and I'm gonna give it an 8.

As I'm leaving the parking lot,

I realize the producer

got this great space by the entrance,

and they put me far away in back.

So I gave it a three.

Good for you.

Sheila is studying

the art of conversation.

You're taking a course

in conversation? - Yes.

I teach my clients the point system.

You should never have more than

7 points. Earrings are 2 points.

Those daisies are 3.

Before you go out,

look in the mirror. The first thing

that catches your eye has to go.

I had this thing in my hair before.

And I pulled it right out.

Marilyn Monroe did that.

- Don't get dumped

in L.A. In New York

you can meet someone on the street.

Here you have to hit someone in your

car. Some girls speed to meet cops.

We met on a hit in West Hollywood.

Loud talkers in restaurants.

I despise them and I want them to die.

Sara's here.

Shoot them like dogs.

I thought you were lost!

Let me sit you down.

This is Sara McDowel.

Harris, Trudy. - Frank Swan.

- Shawn. - How do you do?


Sara was just in London.

You must be exhausted.

It's nothing that some sleep and

a good f*ck wouldn't cure,

as my sister used to say.

You have to forgive Sara.

- I'm sorry, it was a

figure of speech.

I've been on a plane for 12 hours.

What do you give the flight?

- What? - On a scale of 1 to 10.

An eight.

What would you like to eat?

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Stephen Glenn Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, playwright, author, and musician. Martin came to public notice in the 1960s as a writer for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and later as a frequent guest on The Tonight Show. In the 1970s, Martin performed his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses on national tours. Since the 1980s, having branched away from comedy, Martin has become a successful actor, as well as an author, playwright, pianist, and banjo player, eventually earning him an Emmy, Grammy, and American Comedy awards, among other honors. In 2004, Comedy Central ranked Martin at sixth place in a list of the 100 greatest stand-up comics. He was awarded an Honorary Academy Award at the Academy's 5th Annual Governors Awards in 2013.While he has played banjo since an early age, and included music in his comedy routines from the beginning of his professional career, he has increasingly dedicated his career to music since the 2000s, acting less and spending much of his professional life playing banjo, recording, and touring with various bluegrass acts, including Earl Scruggs, with whom he won a Grammy for Best Country Instrumental Performance in 2002. He released his first solo music album, The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo, in 2009, for which he won the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. more…

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