year: 1988
rating: **1/2

A scene involving two men running around in a dark room wearing glow-in-the-dark condoms fighting over a girl is quite hilarious and brings back THE PINK PANTHER style of slapstick that made Blake Edwards famous, but the rest of the movie, dealing with a bearded piano-playing playwright who's addicted to sex (John Ritter), is hit-or-miss and often gets weighed down by its own navel-gazing. John Ritter is able to display his subtle pratfalls and dry witty charm and is thoroughly convincing since he's had so much practice playing sex-starved men... although his character is much luckier than his "Jack Tripper" character. Overall it's not too shabby. Ritter fans won't be disappointed.

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