Get a Life: Houseboy 2000 (1991)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Absurd Comedy, Sitcom [TV], Parody/Spoof  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The trouble begins when Chris (Chris Elliott) tries to cook something in the Potter kitchen, and ends up setting the place on fire. Assessing the damage, Chris tries to reassure Sharon (Robin Riker), telling her, "It's not burned, Sharon -- it's blackened." Chris then helpfully informs the insurance agent that he always disables the fire alarm before he does any cooking, thus voiding the Potters' insurance policy. He offers to give them a little bit out of his salary each month to pay them back, optimistically telling Sharon and Larry (Sam Robards), "We should be even by the year 2011. Hey, maybe even 2010 if I go back to domestic cheese." Sharon is ready to murder Chris, but Chris convinces her that he can work off his debt. Ignoring Larry's dire warnings, he agrees to be her personal servant. Larry goes away on business for a couple of days, and by the time he gets back, Sharon has completely broken Chris' will. Larry is horrified, and misses the "really fun, terrific idiot" Chris used to be, so he kidnaps Chris and, in a scene reminiscent of Clockwork Orange, "deprograms" him.

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