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Critical Condition


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First showing on network television for this comedy, starring Richard Pryor
After a disastrous attempt to con a gangster into lending him $50,000 for a harebrained scheme, Eddie finds himself in the middle of a police bust. He manages to convince the authorities that he's insane and winds up in an asylum where it's impossible to tell the patients and the staff apart.
Director Michael Apted
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 35-41


Unknown: Richard Pryor
Director: Michael Apted
Eddie: Richard Pryor
Chambers: Joe Mantegna
Louis: Ruben Blades
Rachel: Rachel Ticotin
Dr Foster: Bob Dishy
Maggie: Sylvia Miles
Stucky: Joe Dallesandro
Box: Randall(tex) Cobb
Dr Joffe: Bob Saget

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