College co-ed Miriam Knight, portrayed by Stockard Channing is smart, witty, and well-meaning, but endures endless bullying because of how she looks and how much she weighs. But due to a freak car accident, she has plastic surgery, with results beyond anyone's imagination. Now ravishing and beautiful, she looks nothing like she used to, but the abuse she suffered while ugly still hurts. Now, Miriam is on a mission for deadly revenge from former tormentors.
The hilarious comedy by Joan Rivers about an unloved ugly duckling who is transformed by plastic surgery into a luscious lovely lady. Can she get even with everyone who laughed at her before? This time around she's...
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Did You Know?
was broadcast by ABC and televised on Election Night 1973. In New York City, this movie
was broadcast on ABC affiliate channel 7. When Miriam was planning to "do away" with one of her rivals, this movie
was temporarily interrupted for election results. Those New York City viewers who could also pick up ABC affiliate channel 8 from New Haven, Connecticut, where there was no interruption, could "fast-forward" and see Miriam pushing that rival out of an airplane. As the movie
resumed in its entirety on channel 7, viewers could relive the entire "airplane" scene, if they chose to. See more
Mr. Meyers, can you tell us the basic theme of Oedipus?
Uh... yeah. That's the guy who had something wrong with his eyes? Yeah. He had a problem with his eyes.
Miss Knight, perhaps you can help Mr. Meyers with the theme of the Oedipus legend?
Easy. A guy can't kiss his mother on the mouth and get away with it.