I discovered that the NBC app had Amazing Stories, which I loved as a kid, so I checked out an episode called “remote control man.” The plot is your typical 80s anthology series loser wuss guy beaten down by his cartoonishly nagging wife, bratty kid and mean boss. TV is his only escape, but his wife sells it to buy shoes.
He buys a new TV that the salesman promises the guy will really like. Long story short, he can “change channels” and change his shitty family to TV stars. He keeps a hot blonde around for fucking, and changes her to June Cleaver when it’s time to make breakfast. His kids are Face from the A-team and Arnold from Diff’rent Strokes. I’m not making this up.
Things quickly spiral out of control, and pretty soon some badguys come for Face.
One of them gets turned into Richard Simmons, and…
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