It would be easy to call this noisy, inept period farce the worst of the periodic collaborations between executive producer George Lucas and screenwriters Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz (whose joint credits include AMERICAN GRAFFITI and INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM), were it not for
the fact that the same trio bears responsibility for the infamous HOWARD THE DUCK.
In 1939 Chicago, a new radio network is about to be launched. Penny (Mary Stuart Masterson), the Girl Friday and de facto producer, has just decided to divorce Roger (Brian Benben), one of the staff writers. Amid the opening night chaos, key station personnel start turning up dead. As the