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Death to Smoochy
Danny DeVito (who gave us the similarly black-humored War of the Roses
) takes us into the cut-throat world of children's television. Robin Williams stars as Rainbow Randolph, a psychotic kid's show host who gets booted off the air and sets about planning the demise of his replacement, a goofy purple Rhino named Smoochy (Edward Norton). The cast tries frantically, but the script can't figure out anything to do other than hammer its one mean-spirited joke into the tarmac.