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Closet Cases of the Nerd Kind (1980)

Short | 12 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

In this slapstick comedy takeoff on Close Encounters of the Third Kind, a mild-mannered sewage worker meets up with some cuddly extra-terrestrials traveling to earth in a giant pie. As he copes with his obsession, singing mailboxes, truck ...See moreIn this slapstick comedy takeoff on Close Encounters of the Third Kind, a mild-mannered sewage worker meets up with some cuddly extra-terrestrials traveling to earth in a giant pie. As he copes with his obsession, singing mailboxes, truck radios that spout bubbles, and one pie in the face after another, lead our hero to the Sara Loo pie factory and his close encounter of the nerd kind. With special effects reminiscent of Fractured Flickers, Closet Cases recreates and parodies all the memorable scenes of the high budget original. See less
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Laurence Wright (as Larry Wright)
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Updated Nov 26, 1980

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Nov 26, 1980 (United States)

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Hennen Chambers
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Debby Danzara
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Laurence Wright
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Luverne Mitchell
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Jason Hahn
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Laurie Childers
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Jenny Childers
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7.2 / 10 | 158 votes