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The Couch Trip (1988)

R
97 min | Comedy

The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird. His tactless radio show is a hit, and he becomes very popular. But then Dr. Maitlin meets the real Dr. Lawrence ...See moreThe escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird. His tactless radio show is a hit, and he becomes very popular. But then Dr. Maitlin meets the real Dr. Lawrence Baird at a congress in London... Written by Tony Kessen typos corrected by Hikari See less
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Writers
Ken Kolb (novel) | Steven Kampmann (screenplay) | William Porter (screenplay) (as Will Porter) | Sean Stein (screenplay) | Walter Bernstein (screenwriter)
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Budget
$19,000,000
Opening weekend
$3,351,891
Gross (US & Canada)
$11,005,304
Gross (World)
$11,005,304
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Release date
Jan 15, 1988 (United States)

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52 cast members
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Dan Aykroyd
John W. Burns, Jr. John W. Burns, Jr.   See fewer
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Walter Matthau
Donald Becker Donald Becker   See fewer
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Charles Grodin
George Maitlin George Maitlin   See fewer
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Donna Dixon
Laura Rollins Laura Rollins   See fewer
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Richard Romanus
Harvey Michaels Harvey Michaels   See fewer
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Mary Gross
Vera Maitlin Vera Maitlin   See fewer
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David Clennon
Lawrence Baird Lawrence Baird   See fewer
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Arye Gross
Perry Kovin Perry Kovin   See fewer
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Mickey Jones
Watkins Watkins   See fewer
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David Wohl
Dr. Smet Dr. Smet   See fewer
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Michael Ensign
Hendricks Hendricks   See fewer
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Carol Mansell
Mrs. Blair Mrs. Blair   See fewer
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Robert Hirschfeld
Night Watchman Night Watchman   See fewer
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Charles Levin
TV Reporter TV Reporter   See fewer
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Kevin Rooney
Cop at Hollywood Sign Cop at Hollywood Sign   See fewer
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Myrna White
Policewoman Policewoman   See fewer
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Scott Thomson
Klevin Klevin   See fewer
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Tony Rolon
Bellperson Bellperson   See fewer
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Scott Weintraub
Continental Agent Continental Agent   See fewer
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Donna Mitchell
Stewardess Stewardess   See fewer
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Linda Favila
Maitlin's Secretary (as Linda Rae Favila) Maitlin's Secretary (as Linda Rae Favila)   See fewer
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David Grant Hayward
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Jonathan Emerson
Hendrick's Assistant Hendrick's Assistant   See fewer
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Beverly Archer
Mrs. Guber Mrs. Guber   See fewer
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Gloria Dorson
Ida V.O. Ida V.O.   See fewer
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Jerry Belson
Yuri V.O. Yuri V.O.   See fewer
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Susan Kellermann
Woman on Bus Woman on Bus   See fewer
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Don Stark
Peterson Peterson   See fewer
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Benbow Ritchie
Man at Baseball Game #1 Man at Baseball Game #1   See fewer
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Jack Ritchie
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Jean Sterling
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Susan Benn
Woman at Party Woman at Party   See fewer
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Jan Cobler
Woman at Party Woman at Party   See fewer
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Adrian Aron
Woman at Party Woman at Party   See fewer
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Ralph Adano
Man at Party Man at Party   See fewer
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Robert Dawson
Man at Party (as Robert M. Dawson) Man at Party (as Robert M. Dawson)   See fewer
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June Claman
Lady at Riviera Lady at Riviera   See fewer
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Michael Gregory
Security at Riviera Security at Riviera   See fewer
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John Sinclair
Clerk #1 in London Clerk #1 in London   See fewer
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Kenneth Danziger
Clerk #2 in London Clerk #2 in London   See fewer
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Corey Rand
Airline Clerk Airline Clerk   See fewer
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John Mahon
Police Captain Police Captain   See fewer
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John D. LeMay
Dr. Smet's Resident Dr. Smet's Resident   See fewer
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Neal Kaz
Cop #2 in Maitlin's Office Cop #2 in Maitlin's Office   See fewer
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Tino Insana
Jail Guard #1 Jail Guard #1   See fewer
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Duane Tucker
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Rick Garcia
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5.7 / 10 | 4,270 votes