E08: Mannequin 1987 on the Most Excellent 80s Movies Podcast


It’s the podcast where a film maker a comedian and an author come together to have a montage dance party with their collective muse, the 80s movies we love! And, as is the cast in this episode, sometimes the 80s movies we can’t figure out why we love so much! This is Mannequin, a veritable schmorgesboard of hi-jinks that ensue and it is a movie selection from 1987 with special guest Craig Michael Curtis…

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1987: Mannequin

IMDB says… A young artist, searching for his vocation, makes a mannequin so perfect he falls in love with it. Finding the mannequin in a store window, he gets a job there and his creation comes to life.

Craig CurtisMeet the Guest

Craig Curtis is one of the founding members of Squishy Studios, participating as both writer and actor. He is also a published author, including the novels ELEFANTE BIANCO and the fantasy/adventure novel, THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GATE. In addition to his role on the writing staff of VOYAGE TREKKERS, he is also featured onscreen in the parts of General Kang and the robot I.N.F.O. In his leisure time, he refurbishes antique zeppelins.

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Deep Cut Recommendations

As we all know, IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes and awesome places like that will always give you some recommendations… People who liked THIS also liked THIS. Your Most Excellent Hosts have their own recommendations, perhaps a bit further off the beaten track.

Nathan thinks you would like Earth Girls are Easy because it shares a similar sense of absurd humor. IMDB says… A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool.

Craig recommends Ex Machina. IMDB says… A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I. Craig says, it’s basically a better version of Mannequin.

Krissy thinks you should listen to Our Movies Ourselves… a movies and relationships podcast.

Whats Up Next?

1989: Young Guns. IMDB says…  A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.

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