after being fired, George Newman (Weird al Yankovic) Gains an old UHF tv station that his uncle harvey bilchik won in a poker game. however all of George's attempts to compete with the top network in town (channel 8) fail. That is until he allows lovable and dopey janitor Stanley Spadowski (Seinfeld's Michael Richards) his own TV show. the channel soon becomes a hit, to the anger of channel 8 head RJ Fletcher (Kevin McCarthy).
Cast overview, first billed only:
'Weird Al' Yankovic .... George Newman
Victoria Jackson .... Teri
Kevin McCarthy .... R.J. Fletcher
Michael Richards .... Stanley Spadowski
David Bowe .... Bob
Stanley Brock .... Uncle Harvey
Anthony Geary .... Philo
Trinidad Silva .... Raul Hernandez
Gedde Watanabe .... Kuni
Billy Barty .... Noodles MacIntosh
John Paragon .... Richard Fletcher
Fran Drescher .... Pamela Finklestein
Sue Ane Langdon .... Aunt Esther
David Proval .... Head Thug
Grant James .... Killer Thug
Vance Colvig ...Kindly But Verbose Old Bum
This TV spot, which is clipped at the end, was originally posted to YouTube by seanmc31076.
This higher-quality theatrical trailer was originally posted to YouTube by ShadowbroodNX.
This is another making-of featurette, originally posted to YouTube by OjaiLizard.
This is a vintage TV spot for the movie.
This Italian trailer was originally posted to YouTube by johnhuston1.
Originally posted to YouTube by EvilUncleFrank, this is a news story on the making of the movie. "Weird" Al Yankovic and Victoria Jackson contribute i...