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Forget American Idol, here's something BETTER

The season finale for American Idol is tonight. But you won't catch me tuned to Fox for that drivel. No, I'm going high-brow -- 80s style. That's right, Stroker Ace is on TV tonight, 8 p.m. on the CMTV channel.

A comedy about NASCAR with a little Burt Reynolds, some Jim Nabors, sprinkled with Loni Anderson and Parker Stevenson. Why, how can you turn this one down? This is pure gold! A who's who of 80s delight.

OK, in reality it won a Razzie award in 1984 for worst supporting actor (Nabors) and narrowly missed on Razzies for actress, director and picture. But sadly, it doesn't even make my list of worst movies about car racing (actually, since there aren't any good movies about racing, they're all on the worst list.) If you think you can't stomach Stroker tonight, just ponder this: You could be watching Kenny Rogers in Six Pack instead.

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:18pm]


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