Given the huge cultural significance of this film, based on the "Saturday Night Live" sketch starring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, we felt the situation called for more than just a review. So we asked Dr. Stephen Stratocaster, Professor of Popular Culture at the University of
Illinois-Aurora, to interview Wayne and Garth in an attempt to pin down the reason for the film's massive appeal.
S.S.: "I'd like to begin by talking about the plot of your film, which involves an ultra-smooth video producer, played by Rob Lowe. He tries to turn your public-access cable show, which you've been producing from a basement in suburban Illinois, into a mainstream network success....