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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDtCEyWV1ic Bill & Ted's Most Excellent Collection Nelson Entertainment/Orion Pictures, 1988, 1991 MGM Home Video, 2005 Created by Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon Running Time: 90 minutes per film Rated PG for some heinous violence, mature situations and egregious language, dude. Cast Keanu Reeves as Ted "Theodore" Logan Alex Winter as Bill S. Preston, ESQ. George Carlin as Rufus Amy Stock-Poynton as Missy ("I mean, mom...") Hal Landon, Jr. as Capt. Logan J. Patrick McNamara as Mr. Preston Guest Cast (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure) Terry Camilleri as Napoleon Bonaparte ("The Short Dead Dude") Dan Shor as Billy the Kid Tony Steedman (1927-2001) as Socrates Rod Loomis as Dr. Sigmund Freud Al Leong as Genghis Khan Jane Wiedlin as Joan of Arc ("Noah's Wife?") Robert V. Barron (1932-2000) as Abraham Lincoln Clifford David as Ludvig Von Beethoven Diane Franklin as Princess Joanna Kimberly Kates as Princess Elizabeth Frazier Bain as Deacon Logan Guest Cast (Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey) William Sadler as Death Josh Ackland as Chuck De Nomolos Arturo Gil as Station Annette Azcuy as Elizabeth Sarah Trigger as Joanna Michael Chambers as Good Robot Bill Bruno Falcon as Good Robot Ted Bill: "I'm Bill S. Preston, Esquire!" Ted: "And I'm Ted 'Theodore' Logan!" Bill & Ted: "And together we are... Wyld Stallyns!!!" Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Directed by Stephen Herek (The Mighty Ducks, Mr. Holland's Opus) Way into the future, mankind lives in peace, all thanks to two most excellent dudes from the 20th century - Bill S. Preston, ESQ., and Ted "Theodore" Logan, collectively known as "Wyld Stallyns." But in order for this future to exist, Bill & Ted have to get an A on their history project. With the aid of a time-travelling phone booth supplied by some dude named Rufus, Bill & Ted venture to the past and pick up historical figures which will guarantee them a bodacious grade. King: "Put them in the Iron Maiden." Bill & Ted: "Iron Maiden? Excellent!" [Air guitar] King: "Execute them." Bill & Ted: "Bogus." Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Directed by Peter Hewitt (Garfield: The Movie) All is well in the future until the evil dickweed De Nomolos sends two evil robot clones of Bill & Ted to the present day as part of his non-non-non-non-heinous scheme to change history. When our heroes are killed, they must battle Death to win back their lives and prevent De Nomolos and his robots from ruining the future. "Station!" Long before Keanu Reeves had a most triumphant career in Hollywood, he and Alex Winter were two slackers playing air guitar in this two-movie collection. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure brings back memories of the '80s, when most cheesy movies were actually fun to watch, but don't really stand the test of time. Despite an egregious soundtrack and a bonehead script, the first movie is still a load of laughs. The second film has a much darker tone, as it focuses on Bill & Ted's struggle to return to the real world. While the music (featuring songs by Primus and KISS) is more excellent than the first film's, Bogus Journey just isn't as memorable. Nevertheless, it's still worth checking out. Overall, this boxed set makes an excellent rental for most movie fans. Unless you hate the '80s, you won't be totally disappointed, dudes. Rating: Non-Heinous DVD Extras: Most Excellent In addition to both films, MGM threw in a bonus DVD simply titled "Bill & Ted's Non-Bogus Disc," which includes the following extras: - The Original Bill & Ted - A conversation with creators Matheson and Solomon. - The Most Triumphant Making-of Documentary - Includes interviews with Alex Winter and the movie's directors. Keanu's not here, though. Bogus. - Score! - An interview with guitarist Steve Vai. - Air Guitar Tutorial - There are contests for this? - The Historical Personages of Bill & Ted - A mockumentary of our heroes. - One Sweet and Sour Chinese Adventure to Go - The first episode of the cartoon series. - The Linguistic Stylings of Bill & Ted - A video dictionary of the duo's favorite quotes. - From Scribble to Script - A gallery of the evolution of the film's script. - Radio Spots "Catch you later, dudes!" Reference The Internet Movie Database