SMP 200th post extravaganza (an all-clip episode) « sweet monkey pie, Why the ‘Cars 3’ Daytona 500 Trailer Makes Me Far Less Excited About This Pixar Sequel | Fishstream TV, UNC baseball: Undone by karma (and some poor fielding). She was “bringing the room down” before singing “Let’s Wait Awhile” and I just shouted it out. The Body is from fiberClass. Julie Warner had a small role in Joel Schumacher’s Oscar-nominated film “Flatliners” (1990), playing alongside Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon and Julia Roberts, but her biggest role came a year later in Michael Caton-Jones’ romantic comedy called “Doc Hollywood”. The makers of the Disney/Pixar film Cars have been accused of plagiarizing its plot from this film. And what feeling is that? HICK TOWN I know it was 1991 and Mapquest wasn’t around, but jeez. Girls got a nice romantic comedy; guys got boobies. It’s a 3-3 tie!! Doc Hollywood: In Grady, Dr. Stone runs into a bunch of characters: Woody Harrelson as Lou’s would-be fiancée Hank Gordon, David Ogden Stiers as the mayor, and Bridget Fonda as the mayor’s amorous daughter. Fox. Did you notice? That Cars borrowed heavily from a lot of other, similar stories – and that Doc Hollywood did likewise – is also pretty much just true. And it is a comedy. The characters are the same. It was Julie Warner in her heyday (which began with this movie and strangely enough ends with Tommy Boy). Awwwww… ( Log Out / As a Canadian, I am a fan of Edmonton-born Michael J. CRUSTY OLD MAN IN TOWN So, if Radiator Springs wasn’t life-like, no biggie. ( Log Out / She bristles against the charms of Dr. Stone initially, but she ultimately falls for the (wee little) hunk. Not really a close race. etc. Her character was pretty complex and deep. The why is easy. Fox comedy about a doctor who wants to go to Hollywood, and also Cars, the Pixar film about cars. "Many reviewers also felt that Cars' plot was too indebted to the 1991 Michael J Fox comedy Doc Hollywood, in which a hotshot Los Angeles doctor learns a new set of values when he is stranded in an average American town. Stiers is always solid (Major Winchester!). Doc Hollywood is the story of a young and promising doctor that’s bound for Beverly Hills where he plans to make a good living, perhaps a superior living, as a plastic surgeon. No? Advantage: Cars. Fox. My allegiances switched back and forth from England to Germany — front engine, water cooled to rear engine, air cooled. Lightning witnesses this and they reveal that they are from the Chick Hicks Racing Academy. She bristles against the charms of Lightning initially, but she ultimately falls for the hunk. It all started with a movie. Doc Hollywood, Movie, 1991 Pictures provided by: antp , mike962 Display options: Display as images Display as list Make and model Make and year Year Category Importance/Role Date added (new ones first) Episode Appearance (ep.+time, if avail.) Fox as Dr. Benjamin Stone. ( Log Out / HOLLYWOOD CARS MUSEUM 5115 DEAN MARTIN DR #905 LAS VEGAS, NV 89118. Oh, and fun fact, we first see Sally in a courtroom serving as a prosecuting attorney in Lightning’s case. Fresh out of residence at a Washington D.C. hospital, hot-shot plastic surgeon Ben Stone (Michael J. Doc Hollywood: Michael J. At least, that's what I understood. Hell, again, it’s essentially the same plot. I guess I like to feel I’m driving that road every time I head out in my Intermeccanica S6. Cars: In Radiator Springs, Lightning meets Mater the tow truck, Luigi who sells tires and loves racing cars but only Ferraris in Europe (note that Dr. Stone drove a foreign sportscar in Doc Hollywood, by the way), Fillmore the hippy who lives next to Sarge the army car, Ramone who does paint jobs for cars and his girl Flo who owns the service station. This is a very good Change . Couple that with a hand-finished interior and exterior, and there’s not much more that I could want. Photos courtesy of Henry Reisner, Intermeccanica. The desire to stuff a six-cylinder Porsche engine (and driveline) into the back of one of our Intermeccanicas was there along with the requisite customers. (If you don’t get that reference, find a UNC fan… they’ll know. We're talking about Doc Hollywood, the Michael J. Viewed 364 times 2. Doc Hudson sentences him to repave Main Street. But they were essentially the same character doing the same job. Fox, Julie Warner, Barnard Hughes, Woody Harrelson, David Ogden Stiers, Frances Sternhagen, e Bridget Fonda. It was an intense process, having a bespoke vehicle built, but Henry Reisner of Intermeccanica catered to my every whim. Active 2 years, 11 months ago. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. On the basis of the movie's trailer, I was expecting "Doc Hollywood" to be a comedy. You certainly should see most of the plot points coming a mile down the interstate. In addition, there was the need to find room for a larger (21 USG) and safer fuel cell mounted in such a way as to counterbalance the added mass of the bigger power unit. 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