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Family values must be saved!!!
"Look! I am the director! I've been directing ten-cent movies for thirty years! And I think I know a little bit about what I'm doing! It's a horrible world! There's starvation! Dismemberment! Torture! Rape! Corn-holing! It's horrible out there! But it's worse—It's worse here on the movie set! Much worse! We have danger! And stupidity! I don't want somebody dying on my set! If someone dies here, I'll blow my brains out, and it'll be your fault! My career will be over! IT'LL BE YOUR FAULT!!! Now where are them big-titted women at?"
Larry Benjamin, the trailer

The set of Troma's latest B-grade masterpiece is being terrorized by a sick serial killer. Who is this mysterious woman who's knocking off crew-members left and right? The answer will shock you! Or at least sicken you.


  • Ax-Crazy: Casey is basically an even more psychotic Angela from Sleepaway Camp.
  • Face/Heel Double-Turn: Casey starts off as a snobbish but mature crew member who makes valid criticisms about Larry Benjamin's work while Jerry starts off as a bit of an ass kisser. As the movie progresses, Casey becomes a bigger dick and is eventually revealed as a killer while Jerry is revealed as someone genuinely admiring of Larry Benjamin and his work.
  • Family-Values Villain: Casey is killing out of a warped desire to promote 1950's-style family values.
  • Fan Disservice: The fat naked guy running through New York.
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  • Fanservice: The constant female nudity. Also the young gay couple making out.
  • Parental Incest: Casey's father molests him and forces hormonal therapy on him which explains his sexual confusion.
  • Pet the Dog: Larry is a penny-pinching, high-strung director but he stresses that his crew never be hurt and genuinely loves his daughter. His death inspires his daughter to start talking again and she ends up taking the killer out.
  • Real Life Writes the Plot: The story of how Larry's wife died is based on Lloyd Kaufman's appearance on The Morton Downey Jr. Show, where Morton worked the crowd into a frenzy, then assaulted Lloyd.
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  • Show Within a Show: The movie they're filming is another The Toxic Avenger sequel.
  • Take That!: Pretty much a big middle finger to all the Moral Guardians out there.