Synopsis: Joel, the owner of an extract manufacturing plant, constantly finds himself in precarious situations that steadily worsen by the minute. First, his soon-to-be floor manager acquires a serious injury in a machine malfunctioning accident that subsequently endangers the wellbeing of his company. Second, his personal life doesn't fair much better when he takes the advice of his bartending friend Dean during a drug-induced brainstorming session on how to test his wife's faithfulness. Finally, compounding these catastrophes is new employee Cindy, who happens to be a scam artist intent on milking the company for all its worth. Now, Joel must attempt to piece his company and his marriage back together all while trying to figure out what he's really after in life.
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Director(s): Mike Judge
Production: Miramax
Rotten Tomatoes:
92 min


it's expensive, but it's sweet.

Yeah. Are you familiar with

Gibson humbucking pickups at all, or...

No, I'm sorry. I actually don't play.

It's for my dad for his 50th birthday.

That's... That's really sweet.

Yeah, my sisters

and I are all chipping in, so...

Your dad will love these humbuckings.

I mean, they really kick ass.

Excuse me,

I just have a quick question about...

So, what kind of music

does your dad play?


I guess it's kind of jazz-ish, maybe?

This is an excellent jazz guitar.

Pat Metheny plays one of these.

- Probably the best one.

- Yeah.

Is your dad into Metheny at all?

Oh, I'm sorry.

I actually have no idea who that is.

Pat Metheny is probably

the best fusion player of our times.

He's like the Jake E. Lee

of fusion guitar players.

- Yeah, are you into fusion?

- Yeah.

I don't really know what that is, either.

It's just... I was asking because I...

I play fusion guitar. Just curious.

Yeah, I play fusion, too, actually.

I teach kids.

I work with kids.

- Really?

- Yeah, I work with a lot of kids.

One quick...

You should come

check our band out.

- Oh, for Christ's sake.

- Okay. Sure. That's awesome.

Yeah. So what do you think?

Well, do you guys maybe have it

in other colors?

Color? You mean finishes.

Meant finishes.

- Yeah, sorry.

We have a sunburst. It's beautiful.

Yeah, I just stocked one of those

in the back. I can go grab it.

- No, I can pick it up.

- You want to see it?

- No, I'll get it. It comes with a case.

- I'll get it.

- I'm going to get the case.

Yeah, okay. Thank you.

I'm gonna get...

I'm gonna grab the case.

(CHUCKLING) Awesome.

(SINGING) Well, I said, friend

Don't take her, she's all I've got

Please don't take her love

away from me

I'm beggin' you, friend

Don't take her, she's all I've got

Oh, shit!

She's everything in life I'll ever need

She is life

When I want to live

She's everything to me in life

that life can give

She's my water

That's not really my thing.

When I need a drink

She's the first thought in my mind

- Hey, Step.

- Hi there, Joel.

- Mary.

- Hello, Joel.

Let me tell you now, friend

Don't take her, she's all I've got

Please don't take her love

away from me

I'm beggin' you, friend

Don't take her, she's all I've got

She's everything in life

I'm ever gonna need

She's my fingers

When I want to feel

She's the only thing in life to me

that's really real

Let me tell you now, friend

Don't take her, she's all I've got

Please don't take her love

away from me

I'm beggin' you, friend

You know, I don't know what to...

- They come in and...

- That's right. They're doing...

She's everything in life

I'm ever gonna need

You should come by tonight.

It's half-price well drinks

while the game's going.

Well, you always

give me free drinks, though.

I know. You should come by.

Might as well. There's no action going

on at my house, that's for sure.

Why not? Is your wife out of town?

No, I just haven't been laid

in about a month.

Hey, did you get this job

through Job 1?

Me, too.

I started right there

on the assembly line,

just like you.

Only I did better. Forty crates a day.

That's right, vato.

I'm the best sorter in here.

Yep. Probably gonna make me

floor manager at the end of this year.

- That's why they made me full-time.

- You see that?

That new guy? He's holding us up.

It's not my job to tell him

to hold the line, either.

Hey. My band's playing on Friday.

You should check us out.

It's pronounced "God's cock."

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Mike Judge

Michael Craig "Mike" Judge (born October 17, 1962) is an American actor, voice actor, animator, writer, producer, director, and musician. He created and starred in the animated television series Beavis and Butt-Head (1993–1997, 2011), King of the Hill (1997–2010) and The Goode Family (2009), and co-created the television sitcom Silicon Valley (2014–present). more…

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