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First showing on network television. An outrageous musical satire in two parts on American television evangelism, directed by Lindsay (If....) Anderson. Starring Ellen Greene Richard Thomas
When the Rev Dan Stuckey , leader of the Church of the Companions of Christ, is called to his Maker the flourishing ministry is inherited by his son, Bobby Joe. However,
Bobby Joe lacks the charisma of his father, and the TV ratings plummet. A miracle is required. Enter Sister Ruth, a gutsy singer who turns the Rock of Ages into rock 'n' roll and lands for the Church the greatest prize of all: a slot on coast-to-coast network TV.
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