The Odd Couple II

Anybody who retains fond memories of the 1968 original should be forcibly restrained from renting The Odd Couple II, a comedy so feeble that it could serve as a drinking game for recovering alcoholics: Knock one back every time something seems even hypothetically amusing. (Cue 97-minute expectant pause.) Seventeen years later, Felix’s daughter and Oscar’s son are getting married; the boys get lost en route to the wedding and have no choice but to pass the time reciting ancient vaudeville routines — or, wait, was that their dialogue? Walter Matthau’s aging libido is a particular gut buster. Truly embarrassing; let’s just all pretend we didn’t notice. D

The Odd Couple II
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