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'Wet Hot American Summer' on Netflix -- ready your high tolerance for profane comedy

'Wet Hot American Summer' on Netflix -- ready your high tolerance for profane comedy

Were you to imagine a follow-up to “Wet Hot American Summer,” David Wain and Michael Showalter's 2001 absurdist parody of an 1980s summer camp movie, it likely would not be as a prequel in which all the members of the main cast, now 14 years older, return to play their old characters in a story set two months before original film. Granted, in 2001, you would not even have imagined a follow-up.

And yet, here it is.

The original film, set in 1981 on the last day of camp, was a commercial flop (even given its very low budget). But it has crept to cult status since its initial release, helped along by the growing fame of its cast and a growing taste for its brand of...

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