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No Deposit, No Return [1976] (1 disc)

Director:Norman Tokar
Writer:Arthur Alsberg
Don Nelson
Composer:Buddy Baker
Length:111 minutes
(1 hour 51 minutes)
MPAA Rating:G
Sorting Category:Family
Sorting Tub:Echo
IMDB Rating:5.7/10
Amazon Rating:3.5/5 stars
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Synopsis: Two kids will do anything to not have to spend their holiday with their grandfather, even pretend to be kidnapped.

Reaction: A bit silly, but Don Knotts is very funny.

Personal Rating: 7/10

Norman Tokar => Director
Arthur Alsberg => Writer
Don Nelson => Writer
Buddy Baker => Composer
Barbara Feldon => Carolyn Osborne
Brad Savage => Jay Osborne
Charles Martin Smith => Det. Longnecker
Darren McGavin => Duke
David Niven => J.W. Osborne
Don Knotts => Bert Delaney
Herschel Bernardi => Sgt. Max Turner
Iris Adrian => Housewife
James Hong => Ming Lo
John Williams [II] => Jameson the Butler
Kim Richards => Tracy Osborne
Vic Tayback => Big Joe Adamo

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Don Knotts said that one day, while he was filming scenes for this project in the San Francisco airport, a director approached him and said he would like to cast him in a more dramatic film one time. Although this never happened, Knotts said he was flattered by the offer. The director that suggested this idea to Don Knotts, was [?] Sam Peckinpah.
  • A picture of "Herbie", aka The Love Bug (1968) doing a wheelie is on the wall in Bert and Duke's living room among other racing pictures. Don Knotts, (Bert) later co-starred as Herbie's mechanic in Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977), with Dean Jones.
  • First of two movies pairing Don Knotts & Darren McGavin. The two later co-starred in another Disney production, Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978). Both, Don Knotts & Darren McGavin died within a few hours of each other on Friday/Saturday, February 24th/25th, 2006.