ANYONE interested in the condition of humor and wit in the United States stands likely to come away depressed from "The Kentucky Fried Movie," which opened yesterday at the Eastside Cinema. The first film of the Kentucky Fried Theater, a comedy group that traces its origins to the University of Wisconsin six years ago, "The Kentucky Fried Movie" is in the tradition of "The Groove Tube" and "Tunnelvision." The range of its satire and comedy, as displayed in 22 segments running from a minute or two up to 30 minutes, is fairly narrow.
A common reference point for teenage boys everywhere, The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) launched the cinematic careers of “ZAZ” (David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker) and helped establish young John Landis as a comedy director of note. In three years ZAZ would make Airplane! (1980), a benchmark of 80’s comedy that would lead, in turn, to the television series Police Squad! (1982), Top Secret! (1984), and The Naked Gun (1988). Not bad for three boys from UW-Madison. Landis, meanwhile, would film Animal House in 1978 and graduate immediately to the big leagues. The Kentucky Fried Movie looks every cent of its very low budget, but over the decades it’s held its own as a cult classic while its creators went on to bigger and better things.
The Kentucky Fried Movie | Hot Shower Scenes - The Kentucky Fried Movie is an American anthology comedy film, released in 1977 and directed by John Landis. In this collection of short humor filled snippets, in one section we get to see Saul Kahan in all her boobtastic glory while fighting with guns and blowing up the whole town. And yet in another segment you get to see Uschi Gardi in the shower squeezing her assets for a close up full frontal, the title of the segment being Catholic High School Girls gone wild.