• Publication date: June 8, 2014

Forget Paris

Mickey is a top NBA referee who honors his father’s wish to be buried in Paris next to his WW II buddies. Yet when his father’s body is lost in transit, Mickey throws a tantrum directed at Ellen, who somehow finds it endearing, and as the two walk the streets of Paris sparks fly…

  • Publication date: June 8, 2014

Forget Paris

Program data

Duration: 105

Production Year: 1995

MBC Max:

August 1, 2014 18:00 (KSA) ~ August 1, 2014 17:00 (CLT)

Co-written, directed and starring Billy Crystal, Crystal plays Mickey a top NBA referee who honors his father’s wish to be buried in Paris next to his WW II buddies. Yet when his father’s body is lost in transit, Mickey throws a tantrum directed at Ellen, an American airline employee that’s trying to help him out. Yet somehow Ellen finds his anger laced with humor endearing, and as the two walk the streets of Paris together sparks fly and the beginnings of a romance sway…


  • Billy Crystal as Mickey Gordon
  • Debra Winger Jones as Ellen Andrews
  • Joe Mantegna as Andy
  • Cynthia Stevenson as Liz
  • Richard Masur as Craig
  • Julie Kavner as Lucy
  • William Hockney as Arthur
  • John Spencer as Jack
  • Charles Barkley as Himself
  • Patrick Ewing as Himself
  • Reggie Miller as Himself

Directed by: Billy Crystal

Rating:  PG-13 for language, including some sex-related dialogue