The Best of John Candy on SCTV on VHS. Starring John Candy. With Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Rick Moranis, Catherine O’Hara, Harold Ramis, Dave Thomas. VHS collection from 1992.
From the VHS cover:
John Candy at his hilarious best — plus the great comedy stars of SCTV.
Get ready for non-stop John Candy in this hilarious collection of classic moments from the brilliant SCTV series. The popular star of hit comedies such as Uncle Buck, Splash, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Stripes and Home Alone is at his antic best — showing off the characters and comic styling that launched his stellar career.
Check out the characters at this “Candy counter”: slick TV star Johnny LaRue; utterly over-the-edge Divine; raging Jake LaMotta; grown-up Theodore “The Beaver” Cleaver; Leutonian Polka legend Yosh Shmenge; and a wrestling version of Julia Child! There’s also Mike Chisel: Small Town Dick; Dr. Tongue; Alfred Hitchcock; Johnny Pavarotti; Tommy Shanks; Steve Roman; Dr. Wainwright; Ralph Kramden; Orson Welles; and more!
Plus, you’ll see the now-famous SCTV gang including Eugene Levy, Rick Moranis, Catherine O’Hara, Harold Ramis and Martin Short.
If you like your Candy — and who doesn’t — you’ll crack up with The Best of John Candy on SCTV!
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Little Shop of Horrors on VHS. Starring Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin. With Tichina Arnold, Tisha Campbell-Martin, James Belushi, John Candy, Christopher Guest, Bill Murray. Directed by Frank Oz. 1986.
From the box:
“The looniest, nuttiest, most outrageous movie musical comedy in years.”
Business is blooming at Mushnik’s Flower Shop. Customers are rushing in to see the exotic potted plant called Audrey II. But if they knew the truth, they’d rush right out. Audrey II is more vampire than vegetable. It’s a “mean, green mother from outer space” who’s about to fill Mushnik’s little shop with kooky horrors.
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles on VHS. Starring Steve Martin, John Candy. With Laila Robins, Olivia Burnette, Kevin Bacon, Diana Castle, Michael McKean. Written and directed by John Hughes. 1987.
From the box:
Neal Page is an advertising executive who just wants to fly home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his family. But all Neal Page gets is misery. Misery named Del Griffith — a loud mouthed, but nevertheless loveable, salesman who leads Neal on a cross-country, wild goose chase that keeps Neal from tasting his turkey.
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