Uhf Film Feast

Director: Jay Levey Run Time: 107 min. Format: Digital Rating: PG13 Release Year: 1989

Starring: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, David Bowe, Fran Drescher, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Richards, Victoria Jackson

Don’t change the channel, don’t touch that dial, Nitehawk is teaming up with Governors Ball for a special Film Feast presentation of ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s UHF.

George Newman (Yankovic) is a man of vision. He can’t hold down a job to save his life, but, still, he’s a man of vision. After daydreaming his way out of a gig flipping burgers, George’s uncle bequeaths the young dreamer the reins of the struggling UHF station, Channel 62. Dead last in the ratings and desperate for programming, George starts letting every flight of fancy and weirdo onto the airwaves, everything from “Conan the Librarian” to “Stanley Spadowski’s Clubhouse,” a kids’ show hosted by a borderline nutcase (Michael Richards) who shoots children in the face with a firehouse (Don’t worry, they love it). Naturally, Channel 62 becomes a ratings sensation — which doesn’t sit well with the corporate grease-balls over at Channel 8 who sic the FCC on George and his merry band.

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“Waiters of the Lost Ark”
Big Edna burger & Twinkie Wiener Sandwich with “just about done” Fries
Drink Pairing: Rolling Rock Golden Idol – Rolling Rock Extra Pale, Mango Pureé, Fresh Lemon Juice

“Philo’s Chemistry Set”
Prickly Pear Limoncello Shot

“Mr. Butterfingers’ Red Face”
Finger Sandwich – Prosciutto, Arugula, Parmesan, Red Pepper Coulis

Drink Pairing: Blood and Sawdust – Bulldog Gin, Clarified Fresh Vegetable Juice, Pimento Dram

“What’s it gonna be, Weaver?”
Wheel of Fish Ceviche – Red Snapper, Avocado Pureé, Pineapple, Paprika, Mystery Box

Drink Pairing: Blueberry Daiquiri – Flor de Caña 4 yr. Rum, Blueberry Syrup, Fresh Lime

“Good Watermelon”
Avua Cachaça, Fresh Watermelon

“Cuz They’re Real Fishy”
Margherita Pizza with White Anchovies

Drink Pairing: Something Orange – Prosecco, Aperol Infused Orange Wedge

“Fifth Blood Part 1”
Classic Bahn Mi – Country Pork Paté, Ham, Pickled Carrot, Cucumber, Cilantro Mayo
Drink Pairing: Supplies! – Junmai Nigori Sake

Menu items subject to change, no substitutions.

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