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it_PP
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hurts_VBZ
._.
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me_PP
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uhf_???
,_,
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debut_NN
._.
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airplane_NN
,_,
and_CC
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airplane_NP
,_,
the_DT
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._.
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:_:
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._.
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,_,
a_DT
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a_NN
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,_,
the_DT
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buns_NNS
._.
george_NP
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a_DT
loser_NN
;_;
his_PP$
daydreams_NNS
and_CC
smart-alec_NN
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perpetually_RB
prevent_VB
him_PP
from_IN
holding_VBG
onto_IN
a_DT
job_NN
for_IN
more_DT
than_CS
two_CD
weeks_NNS
._.
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george_NP
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a_DT
chance_NN
to_IN
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his_PP$
creativity_NN
into_IN
something_PN
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his_PP$
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62_CD
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a_DT
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of_IN
the_DT
struggling_JJ
uhf_???
television_NN
station_NN
._.
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innovative_JJ
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:_:
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"_"
wheel_NN
of_IN
fish_NN
"_"
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movies_NNS
like_IN
"_"
conan_NP
,_,
the_DT
librarian_NN
._.
"_"
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the_DT
station_NN
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rise_NN
,_,
it_PP
comes_VBZ
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competition_NN
with_IN
channel_NN
8_CD
,_,
the_DT
leading_JJ
vhf_???
network-affiliate_FW
._.
as_IN
r_NN
._.
j_NN
._.
fletcher--channel_NN
8_CD
's_BEZ
ill-natured_VBN
,_,
hard-nosed_JJ
owner--veteran_NP
stage_NN
and_CC
film_NN
actor_NN
kevin_NP
mccarthy_NP
is_BEZ
flamboyantly_RB
sleazy_NP
;_;
he_PP
really_RB
hams_NNS
it_PP
up_VB
with_IN
his_PP$
snorts_NNS
,_,
grimaces_NNS
,_,
and_CC
scowls_NNS
._.
uhf_???
satirizes_VBZ
anything_PN
and_CC
everything_PN
to_IN
do_DO
with_IN
television_NN
,_,
including_IN
game_NN
shows_VBZ
,_,
tabloid_NN
talk_NN
shows_VBZ
,_,
children_NNS
's_POS
shows_NNS
,_,
dizzy_JJ
news_NN
women_NNS
,_,
and_CC
movies--everything_VBG
from_IN
rambo_NP
to_IN
close_JJ
encounters_NNS
._.
the_DT
funniest_JJS
scene_NN
,_,
the_DT
one_CD
that_CS
made_VBN
my_PP$
head_NN
spin_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
a_DT
commercial_JJ
for_IN
spatulas_NP
which_WDT
has_HVZ
to_TO
be_BE
seen_VBN
to_IN
be_BE
believed_VBD
._.
like_IN
most_DT
movies_NNS
in_IN
its_PP$
genre_NN
,_,
uhf_???
is_BEZ
hit_NN
or_CC
miss_NN
._.
for_IN
every_DT
gag_NN
that_CS
works_NN
,_,
at_IN
least_DT
one_CD
fizzles_NNS
._.
for_IN
instance_NN
,_,
weird_JJ
al_NP
's_POS
mock_JJ
video_NN
of_IN
"_"
money_NN
for_IN
nothing_PN
"_"
by_IN
dire_JJ
straits_NNS
is_BEZ
only_RB
mildly_RB
amusing_JJ
and_CC
brings_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
to_IN
a_DT
grinding_JJ
halt_NN
(_(
although_CS
it_PP
does_DOZ
have_HV
some_DT
nifty_JJ
computer_NN
animation_NN
)_)
._.
but_CC
the_DT
funniest_JJS
bits_NNS
in_IN
uhf_???
are_BER
so_CS
hysterical_JJ
that_CS
we_PP
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the_DT
ones_NNS
that_CS
fail_VB
;_;
we_PP
know_VB
another_DT
gut_NN
wrencher_NN
is_BEZ
on_IN
the_DT
way_NN
._.
in_IN
fact_NN
,_,
uhf_???
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the_DT
mark_NN
often_RB
enough_RB
to_IN
make_NN
it_PP
the_DT
most_DT
effective_JJ
airplane-type_NN
movie_NN
since_CS
._.
._.
._.
well_NN
,_,
since_CS
airplane_NP
._.
much_DT
of_IN
the_DT
credit_NN
goes_VBZ
to_IN
weird_JJ
al_NP
's_POS
exceptionally_RB
inventive_JJ
script_NN
and_CC
to_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
's_POS
winsome_JJ
cast_NN
._.
weird_JJ
al_NP
seems_VBZ
a_DT
little_JJ
stiff_JJ
at_IN
the_DT
beginning_NN
,_,
but_CC
because_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
afraid_JJ
to_TO
look_VB
silly_JJ
,_,
he_PP
ultimately_RB
has_HVZ
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
fun_NN
with_IN
his_PP$
character_NN
._.
the_DT
real_JJ
standout_NN
is_BEZ
michael_NP
richards_NP
as_IN
stanley_NP
,_,
the_DT
dim-witted_VBN
janitor_NN
who_WP
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the_DT
host_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
own_DT
children_NNS
's_POS
show_NN
:_:
"_"
stanley_NP
spadowski_NP
's_POS
playhouse_NN
._.
"_"
stanley_NP
's_POS
off-beat_NN
,_,
mixed-up_???
personality_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
big_JJ
hit_NN
with_IN
the_DT
audience_NN
and_CC
makes_VBZ
him_PP
an_DT
over-night_JJ
star_NN
._.
he_PP
is_BEZ
an_DT
endearing_JJ
mixture_NN
of_IN
good-natured_JJ
innocence_NN
,_,
high-energy_NN
enthusiasm_NN
,_,
and_CC
puppy-dog_NN
cuteness_NN
._.
and_CC
above_IN
all_PDT
,_,
he_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
good_JJ
janitor_NN
who_WP
adores_VBZ
his_PP$
work_NN
._.
another_DT
highlight_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
vintage_NN
cameo_???
by_IN
the_DT
incomparable_JJ
emo_???
philips_NP
._.
the_DT
cast_NN
also_RB
features_NNS
gedde_???
watanabe_NP
(_)
the_DT
chinese_JJ
foreign-exchange_NN
student_NN
in_IN
sixteen_CD
candles_NNS
)_)
as_IN
the_DT
karate_JJ
master_NN
who_WP
hosts_NNS
the_DT
hit_NN
series_NN
,_,
"_"
wheel_NN
of_IN
fish_NN
._.
"_"
also_RB
aboard_RB
for_IN
the_DT
ride_NN
is_BEZ
fran_NP
drescher_NN
,_,
who_WP
plays_VBZ
pamela_NP
finklestein_NP
,_,
channel_NN
62_CD
's_BEZ
roving_JJ
reporter_NN
._.
unfortunately_RB
,_,
as_CS
weird_JJ
al_NP
's_POS
girlfriend_NN
,_,
victoria_NP
jackson_NP
is_BEZ
wasted_VBN
in_IN
a_DT
role_NN
that_CS
calls_VBZ
for_IN
nothing_PN
but_CC
whimpering_NN
,_,
whining_NN
,_,
and_CC
sulking_VBG
._.
her_PP
character_NN
is_BEZ
extraneous_JJ
and_CC
should_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
either_RB
further_JJR
integrated_JJ
into_IN
the_DT
story_NN
or_CC
cut_VB
from_IN
the_DT
script_NN
altogether_RB
._.
while_CS
uhf_???
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
an_DT
absolute_JJ
must-see_NN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
definitely_RB
the_DT
ticket_NN
if_CS
you're_???
looking_JJ
for_CS
a_DT
wild_JJ
and_CC
zany_JJ
,_,
whacked-out_IN
comedy_NN
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
good_JJ
enough_RB
to_TO
see_VB
in_IN
the_DT
theaters_NNS
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
may_MD
work_VB
even_RB
better_RBR
on_IN
television_NN
,_,
the_DT
very_RB
medium_JJ
at_IN
which_WDT
it_PP
pokes_VBZ
fun_NN
._.