"Uncle Buck"

"Uncle Buck" (1989) Uncle: Buck Russell ( John Candy) 'Uncle Fester' factor: He’s the “black sheep” of the family, the slobby one who didn’t get a job, didn’t get a wife and never learned to stop himself from making inappropriate comments. Sure, he has a heart of gold, but his niece and nephew have to get beyond the bad personal hygiene and the rotund figure to find that out. Uncle duds: Nubby plaid woolen overcoat, thin scarf and, almost always, a hat. Say uncle: “I won’t let him get into that Satan stuff or nude chicks; I’ll leave that for me.” —J.P.
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