This week I’m giving you an oldie, “Stripes” with many of my favorite comedians in starring roles. It is funny, irreverent, and if you’ve ever been in the Army, I’m sure you can relate. Last year I put on a scene involving a Prompt word, coordinate, one of my favorite scenes in this movie, which you can find on YouTube.
“Hard-luck cabbie John Winger (Bill Murray) — directionless after being fired from his job and dumped by his girlfriend — enlists in the U.S. Army with his close pal, Russell Ziskey (Harold Ramis). After his barely satisfactory performance in basic training, the irreverent Winger emerges as the figurehead for a ragtag band of Army misfits. However, his hijinks threaten to cause an international scandal when he inadvertently commandeers a military assault vehicle behind enemy lines.”
June 26, 1981 (USA)