Last Clear Chance is a 1959 Glurge-fest brought to you by Union Pacific, that shows just how stupid people get around trains.A police officer obsessed with train and automotive safety torments an innocent mid-western farm family the day that their youngest son receives his driver's licence. He holds them hostage while rattling off tales of horrible driving etiquette and railroad-related horrors, even confronting their youngest son with the horrible image of his deceased friend. Ultimately, for reasons of his own, he finally relents. But has his grim lesson sunk in, or will innocent people die this day at the hands of our mortal enemy, the train? (Answer: Yes.)For the Mystery Science Theater 3000 version, please go to the episode recap page.
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