Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Comedy writers David and Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams of Airplane and The Naked Gun fame got their start at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, when they formed a theatrical group known as The Kentucky Fried Theater. The Kentucky Fried Movie is based on the KFT's gag-filled theatrical skits.
Longer segments include such highlights as: Zinc Oxide, which spoofs school educational films; Cleopatra Schwartz, a spoof of female blaxploitation action films, whose heroine is married to a rabbi; Sex Record, which depicts a couple who are attempting to follow the step-by-step instructions of a how-to-do-it record; Catholic High School Girls In Trouble, and A Fistful of Yen, (the longest episode), which is an elaborate spoof of martial-arts films.