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Sunday, May 16, 2004

LOST FILM CLASSICS OF THE '70s, VOL. 874
Flipping through channels, ran across 1979's Fast Break.

I don't know what's more unsettling: Seeing Gabe Kaplan with about 75 percent of his head covered by hair (and his nose accounting for another 20 percent), or the notion of Mister Kot-TEHR getting a Hollywood star vehicle.

Actually, I can think of something more unsettling than either: Years ago, me mentioning this terrible movie I caught late the previous night about Kotter coaching some college basketball team, and having five guys instantly shout out "Fast Break!!"