Chevy Chase stars as Andy Farmer, a sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth (Madolyn Smith) to the country in order to write a novel in relative seclusion. Of course, seclusion is the last thing the Farmers find in the small, eccentric town, where disaster awaits them at every turn.

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  1. Chevy Chase

    Chevy Chase

    Andy Farmer

  2. Madolyn Smith Osborne

    Madolyn Smith Osborne

    Elizabeth Farmer

  3. Kevin O'Morrison

    Kevin O'Morrison

    Sheriff Ledbetter

  4. Joseph Maher

    Joseph Maher

    Michael Sinclair

  5. Jack Gilpin

    Jack Gilpin

    Bud Culbertson

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    Caris Corfman

    Betsy Culbertson

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

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Release Information

  • June 3, 1988
    PG, Theatrical



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