• Publication date: September 14, 2009

Car Wash

Car Wash is about a close-knit group of black employees who one day have all manner of strange visitors coming onto their forecourt.

Program data

Duration: 95

Production Year: 1976

MBC Max:

March 20, 2012 04:15 (KSA) ~ March 20, 2012 03:15 (CLT)

A look at the crazed events that go on within a single 10-hour period at a Los Angeles car wash surrounding employees Lonnie, an ex-con; Duane, a militant black activist; and Lindy, an obnoxious homosexual.

Mr. B the frazzled car-wash owner who has to deal with his screwball employees along with his over-educated slip of a son, Irwin, who quotes Mao and wants to radicalize the workers.

Also along for the wash and wax are Miss Beverly Hills, with a wild assortment of wigs; Marsha, the distracted car wash secretary; a mad bomber, who is terrorizing the neighbourhood; and Daddy Rich, the founder of the Church of Divine Economic Spirituality.

Starring:

  • Franklyn Ajaye
  • Bill Duke
  • George Carlin
  • Irwin Corey
  • Ivan Dixon
  • Antonio Fargas
  • Jack Kehoe
  • Clarence Muse
  • Lorraine Gary
  • The Pointer Sisters
  • Richard Pryor

Directed by: Michael Schultz