Mother, Jugs & Speed
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Mother, Jugs & Speed
In this frantic black comedy, Harry Fishbine (Allen Garfield) is the proprietor of the F&B Ambulance Service, a low-budget free-lance rescue service which is struggling to keep up with the bigger and better funded competition after a law in Los Angeles decrees that the first ambulance to arrive at the scene of a distress call gets the job. F&B's best driver is Mother (Bill Cosby), a free-wheeling ambulance jockey who likes to drink beer and play dance music while he makes his rounds. Mother's new assistant is Speed (Harvey Keitel), a former cop who left the force after allegations of… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"If you don't go expecting a lot, you might find the film makes for a half-evening's worth of laidback diversion."
‑ Richard T. Jameson, Parallax View
"The nightly travails of an ambulance crew stand in for the bigotry, fear, and paranoia of a nation in flux."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"Raunchy ambulance comedy wavers between jocular fun, misplaced melodrama, and morbid stupidity."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"An entirely OK 70s ride, better, perhaps, in retrospect."
‑ Jake Euker, F5 (Wichita, KS)
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