Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Have Fun With Lassie, Coach

I may lose some of you here but I loved Porky's. This is another example of simple comic scenes that really drive a film home. I also realize that none of my choices come from after 1982. Well, they don't make them like they used to.
Porky's has three of the funniest movie scenes ever. They all revolve around bathroom humor and the ability of the characters to stay stone faced in the midst of abject hilarity.
Porky's best scenes:

1) Hands down the best scenes happens in two parts. The first half is where Tommy Turner, Pee Wee and Billy pay a visit to the peep hole of the girl's locker room showers. The ladies find out that the fellows are there, so Tommy takes out his "little executive" and pushes it through the peep hole. At that moment, gym teacher Beulah Balbricker breaks up the shower scene, spies the insolent weiner and seizes it. A tug of war of epic proportions ensues, leading us to. . .
2) The principal's office where Beulah wishes to have all the boys line up for an "inspection" of their private parts. Beulah is convinced she can identify the offending prick from a line up. Coaches Brackett, Warren, and Goodenough are unable to keep a straight face. Then the real crack up begins as Brackett starts going on about how they should call a police sketch artists to draw the pecker Beulah claims she can ID. The APB on the prick and the collapse of the scene into total laughter make this one of the best scenes in comic film history.
3) Lassie. Young and hot Kim Cattrall lives up to her moniker as she gets a little too vocal with Coach Brackett during an intimate moment. As her howls carry across the gymnasium, the other coach, laughing too hard to carry on basketball practice, hides behind a wresling mat on the wall and loses his mind. He laughs, the students laugh, and you'll laugh.

There are several other key scenes including the trip to the shack in the woods for the fellows to lose their virginity to professional call-girl Cherry Forever broken up by her very angry "husband", the shot of a nude Pee Wee running for his life past a passing cruiser, and Meat nearly drowning in his bowl of chili.

In all Porky's is a great movie even 20 years later and that is why it is #3 on my list of great comedies.


MegaDisgruntled said...

Becky said you are fucked in the head for putting this ahead of Airplane.

Andi said...

I have to agree with Becky. I am upset that Spies Like Us was not on the list! That is one movie I have seen from beginning to end!

David said...

I'm still waiting on spaced invaders, they live and strange brew.


MegatonMaynard said...

I'd like to point out that these are in no particular order. In fact, it may better to read these off backwards rather than forward.
Oh yeah...umm.
Fuck you, Suppes!

MegaDisgruntled said...

With all the brain power that went into this countdown, I am gonna guess #1 is Gilactic Gigolo.