Frankenstein General Hospital (1988)

Dr. Bob Frankenstein (Mark Blankfield, who was also in Jekyll and Hyde… Together AgainThe Midnight HourDracula: Dead and Loving It, the TV show Fridays and took the role of Navin Johnson from Steve Martin in The Jerk, Too) has changed his name to Dr. Robert Frankenheimer and works as an intern at a Los Angeles hospital called, well, General Hospital.

A joke that lands is that Frankenheimer’s lab is in black and white while the movie is in color. And hey — that’s Leslie Jordan as Iggy the assistant and Irwin Keyes as the monster with the brain of a sex mad teenager. One of the doctors, Dr. Alice Singleton, is Kathy Shower, whose resume includes Commando SquadBedroom Eyes IIAmerican Kickboxer 2 and The Further Adventures of Tennessee Buck.

Keep an eye out for Bobby “Boris” Pickett, the man who sang “Monster Mash.” It’s a song I can’t sing too long, as if I do, I sing it all day for every single question that I am asked and yell things like, “I was working in the lab late one night” and “It was a graveyard smash.”

Director Deborah Sahagun’s only other directing job was Patients, a TV movie that she also wrote, so maybe she specialized in medical comedy.

But this one…don’t show up looking for this comedy to be funny.

You can watch this on Tubi.

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