Preview Theater episode #129 originally broadcast on July 25, 1996
Featured in this episode:
A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the K.K.K. A Time to Kill stars Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Kevin Spacey, and Samuel L. Jackson.
Grossly overweight professor Sherman Klump, desperate to lose weight, takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love. A remake of the 1963 Jerry Lewis classic, The Nutty Professor stars Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, and James Coburn.
We go behind the scenes of Courage Under Fire, a story about a US Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander’s worthiness for the Medal of Honor. It stars Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, and Lou Diamond Phillips.
And there’s more at the theater and on home video on this week’s look back at 20 years ago on Preview Theater.