And the characters survive with their integrity as intact as the precarious glass of rum-and-coke that Julian carries like a gyroscope while the world crumbles around him.
Here's the bottom line: Trailer Park Boys the Movie is pretty damn funny.
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I've never been a fan of it.
Wells remembers sitting in a boardroom with a grand view of the Hollywood sign and being duly impressed.
The Trailer Park Boys are a gang, a power trio with the allure of a rock band; in that sense they have as much in common with Monty Python or Kids in the Hall as with the McKenzie brothers or Wayne and Garth.