Evil Roy Slade
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Evil Roy Slade
Overlooked when it first aired February 18, 1972, the made-for-TV Evil Roy Slade has gained a loyal and protective cult following in the past 20 years. The film was the second pilot for a never-sold TV western spoof created by Garry Marshall and Jerry Belson, Sheriff Who?. Actually, it was the second and third pilot, since Evil Roy Slade has been cobbled together from two hour-long films. John Astin is terrific in the title role, playing an outlaw so repulsive that, when he was orphaned and left stranded in the desert as a baby, even the wolves didn't want him! As an adult, Evil Roy Slade… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This clumsy farce is funny in places, but the comedy is uneven, with an equal number of hits and misses. It is a kind of tame, low-rent version of 'Blazing Saddles.'"
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"John Astin's performance ... has secured EVIL ROY SLADE a place in many viewers' hearts"
‑ Shane Burridge, rec.arts.movies.reviews
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