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Six Degrees Summer Tourney – Week 2

by Dave Umbricht

We live in a world where everyone is given a gold star, a trophy, or just a “good job little buddy, thanks for playing.”  Participation is good, and this week we had four brave souls enter the game.  However, in this little world of Forgotten Flix, there are winners and there are losers.

And so week one’s win goes to:  ZACH.  Here’s Zach’s winning entry (he claims he never did this before):

“Rodney Dangerfield was in


with Christina Ricci, who was in

After Life (I hope I don’t lose points for quality here)

with Liam Neeson. Now I think this is pretty creative: Neeson was in

Dark Man

which featured which actor as a disguised Dark Man in the final scene?

Bruce Campbell.”

Good job Zach!

So for those of you scoring at home, it is Zach 1, everyone else 0.  Which means two things:

1) Zach has the early lead (beginner’s luck or destiny) and

2) the rest of you have room to make up, but aren’t too far behind.

And for those wondering what made Zach’s entry a winner?  This week’s judge swooned over the Dark Man link.  Who knows what will push next week’s judge’s buttons.

So onto this week:

Independence Day here in the U.S.

Take us from Alan Alda (because of his horrible 1986 flick, Sweet Liberty – I thought I was the coolest 14 year old seeing something so mature, because as we know Alan Alda = adult) to Drew Barrymore (because she received her independence from her parents in “Irreconcilable Differences”).

Happy hunting, email your links to me at

Alan Alda

Alan Alda


Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore

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About Dave Umbricht

Dave Umbricht is a self proclaimed "guy who knows a couple of things". However, he has never claimed to know them well. Genetically predisposed to love movies, at age ten he felt really cool being the only fourth grader who knew of the film "My Dinner with Andre", thanks to Siskel & Ebert. For the next twenty years he pretended to have seen the movie until he finally watched it at age 28 and understood what all the fuss was about. He attempted to watch all of the films on Ebert's Great Movies list by age 40. He failed.

7 comments for “Six Degrees Summer Tourney – Week 2

  1. July 4, 2011 at 5:05 pm

    Wow! Can’t believe it! Hope I’m as lucky this week.

    • July 5, 2011 at 7:44 am

      Good luck! And congrats on winning week 1! 🙂

  2. July 5, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    Congrats to Zach! Awesome job, man!

    Onto Week 2, Alan Alda was in Canadian Bacon with Rip Torn, who was in Freddy Got Fingered with Drew Barrymore.

  3. July 5, 2011 at 11:06 pm

    Well shit I just got blown out of the water.

  4. dumbricht
    July 6, 2011 at 1:01 pm

    Now Zach, keep hope alive. Who knows what the judge is looking for. Is it the quickest link? The most creative? For all we know the judge may have had a lifelong crush on Drew and therefore hates Tom Green, dashing all of Russell’s hopes.

    For those that haven’t entered yet, keep them coming!

    • July 6, 2011 at 5:54 pm

      He’s right, Zach, Dave welcomes contestants to play up to the judge, and let’s face it, if I didn’t just reduce the judge to vomiting blood over Freddy Got Fingered, I probably still deserve to have points deducted from the 0 I have already for Canadian Bacon, leaving me as the only player in the negative. So keep those links coming!

  5. July 6, 2011 at 10:06 pm

    *pretending he doesn’t love Canadian Bacon* Hahahahahahahahaha yeah, totally man.

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