A one-sentence synopsis alone could serve as the review for this film: Cheech Marin goes down under and finds romance with madcap heiress Emma Samms. THE SHRIMP ON THE BARBIE is an odd mixture of flavors of the month. Unfortunately, the month for which they were chosen passed years before
this movie limped into theaters. At the time the film was made Marin was a hot comedy commodity, Samms ruled the primetime TV soap-opera roost, and television viewers were just starting to get tired of Paul "Crocodile Dundee" Hogan wishing them g'day. However, it is not as if civilization
progressed much in the interim. By 1990 Andrew Dice Clay had become a comedy star largely by ...