Jackie Gleason is U.S. Bates, a megalomaniac millionaire who owns most of south central Louisiana. Richard Pryor is Jack Brown, a former journalist who has worked his way down the vocational ladder to the position of janitor in Bates' department store. Among Bates' other vast holdings is a young son, Eric (Scott Schwartz), who visits his father for one week a year. Typically, Eric is chauffeured to the department store after hours to pick out anything he wants. This time, Eric has a more elaborate toy in mind - Jack Brown. So begins the unique relationship that teaches Eric more about life than fun and games.
- 1 hr 42 minPG
- Dec 10, 1982