UHF

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"A lot of TV stations have forgotten what "quality" means, but not Channel 62. They NEVER knew what it meant."
  • PG-13
  • 1989
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.9  (28,910)
  • 32

A daydreamer, George Newman, was someone who couldn't hold down a job. Harvey Bilchik, George's uncle, had won the deed to a bankrupt TV station, UHF, in a poker game. Harvey gave George control over the station in which George tries to create new TV shows for this station. Creating new TV shows and the station's debt takes a toll on George. Stanley, a new employee, was left in charge of a TV show while George went to a bar. While at the bar, George sees everyone watching his TV station and Stanley's amusing behavior. The TV show was then renamed and new ideas for the show line up had made the station gain popularity. The VHF owner, Fletcher, learns of Harvey's gambling debt and makes him an offer to take care of his debt. Harvey's wife forces him to hold off on this deal and let George raise the money through a telethon selling investment stock.

UHF
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A daydreamer, George Newman, was someone who couldn't hold down a job. Harvey Bilchik, George's uncle, had won the deed to a bankrupt TV station, UHF, in a poker game. Harvey gave George control over the station in which George tries to create new TV shows for this station. Creating new TV shows and the station's debt takes a toll on George. Stanley, a new employee, was left in charge of a TV show while George went to a bar. While at the bar, George sees everyone watching his TV station and Stanley's amusing behavior. The TV show was then renamed and new ideas for the show line up had made the station gain popularity.

The VHF owner, Fletcher, learns of Harvey's gambling debt and makes him an offer to take care of his debt. Harvey's wife forces him to hold off on this deal and let George raise the money through a telethon selling investment stock.

UHF is a 1989 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 32.

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  • Release Date
    1989
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 37 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (28,910)
  • Metascore
    32