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Gus

Gus, starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway
Editorial review of Gus starring Don Knotts, Tim Conway, Ed Asner, Tom Bosley courtesy of Amazon.com  When Andy, brother of a Yugoslavian soccer hero, brings Gus, a field goal-kicking mule, to the United States as halftime entertainment for a losing Atoms football team, laughs and lasting fame follow. Gus’s intelligent,...
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Hermie: A Common Caterpillar

Hermie and Friends: A Common Caterpillar, starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway
Editorial Review of Hermie : A Common Caterpillar, starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway, courtesy of Amazon.com  So what’s so bad about being a common caterpillar? Just ask Hermie-or his friend, Wormie-and they’ll tell you. No splashy stripes. No stand-out spots. Not even a cool house like the...
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The Apple Dumpling Gang

Walt Disney’s The Apple Dumpling Gang, starring Don Knotts, Tim Conway, Bill Bixby, Susan Clark
Walt Disney’s The Apple Dumpling Gang, starring Don Knotts, Tim Conway, Bill Bixby, Susan Clark – DVD review Many people who were children during 1975 will remember Walt Disney’s “The Apple Dumpling Gang” with fondness. The basic plot involves three orphans, who become the responsibility of Russell Donovan (played by Bill...
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Dear God

Dear God — starring Greg Kinnear, Tim Conway, Laurie Metcalf, Hector Elizondo
Dear God — starring Greg Kinnear, Tim Conway, Laurie Metcalf, Hector Elizondo  I have to admit being pleasantly surprised by Dear God.  I originally was only going to review it for completeness’ sake, as part of the Tim Conway reviews.  I picked it up at my local Wal-Mart for...
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McHale’s Navy Season 1

McHale’s Navy, Season One (1962) starring Ernest Borgnine, Tim Conway, Joe Flynn
Editorial Review of McHale’s Navy, Season One (1962) starring Ernest Borgnine, Tim Conway, Joe Flynn—courtesy of Amazon.com  Something of a cross between M*A*S*H* (it’s set in wartime) and Sgt. Bilko (the emphasis in on ensemble acting, with a ringleader and his band of merry pranksters), McHale’s Navy isn’t...
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The Private Eyes

The Private Eyes, starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway
The Private Eyes (1980), co-starring Tim Conway and Don Knotts  Don Knotts and Tim Conway co-star in The Private Eyes –  a silly little comedy where they spoof the murder mystery in general, and Sherlock Holmes in particular.  Called from Scotland Yard, Inspector Winthrop (played by Don Knotts), and his bumbling...
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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again

The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, starring Tim Conway and Don Knotts
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979) starring Don Knotts, Tim Conway, Harry Morgan  In The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, Amos and Theodore (Tim Conway and Don Knotts) the two bumbling outlaw wannabees from The Apple Dumpling Gang are back. They are trying to make it on their...
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The Prize Fighter

The Prize Fighter, co-starring Tim Conway and Don Knotts
The Prize Fighter, co-starring Tim Conway and Don Knotts  The Prize Fighter is a very funny, very sweet comedy.  Set in depression-era America, Tim Conway stars as Bags Collins who has a perfect record as a boxer – twenty fights, twenty knockouts—and twenty losses.  His manager, Shakes, is the ‘brains’...
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The Longshot

The Longshot (1986), starring Tim Conway, Harvey Korman, Jack Weston, Jonathon Winters
The Longshot (1986), starring Tim Conway, Harvey Korman, Jack Weston, Jonathon Winters  If you’re like me, you consider  Tim Conway  and  Harvey Korman  to be one of the classic comedy teams, and wish that they had worked together beside — €œThe Carol Burnett Show. — € Thankfully, they...
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