Meet Wally Sparks

Looking for one last generation to discover him, the 75-year-old Rodney Dangerfield cowrote Meet Wally Sparks‘ script and stars as an obnoxious daytime talk-show host trying to save his career with political reporting. Some fading showbiz buddies also show up to grab a shot at a younger audience, including Tony Danza, Michael Bolton, and just about every daytime host who’s been canceled recently (Gabrielle Carteris, George and Alanna, and Richard Bey all make appearances). At least Burt Reynolds finally plays a character you’d expect to wear a bad toupee. The film bombed in the theaters, though, and there are only a few laughs worth preserving on video. C-

Meet Wally Sparks
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