Screenwriter Josh Olson brings us a movie that he swears is actually funny and good! It’s the little-seen Serial from 1980! Featuring Martin Mull, Tuesday Weld, violent gay bikers, Sally Kellerman’s boobs, casual homophobia, Tommy Smothers in a headband, hot tubs, est probably, psychologically disturbed children whose acting out is played for laughs, etc.
For the curious, here is the full Kevin Thomas review of Serial from 1980 that we mentioned on the episode:
For more Josh, check out our episode on Beyond the Valley of the Dolls!