- Original title
- Running time
- 102 min.
- United States
Carol Sobieski (Original story: Francis Veber)
Comedy | Remake
- Synopsis / Plot
- On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates (Jackie Gleason) takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor (Richard Pryor) who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers many indignities as Eric's "toy", but gradually teaches the lonely boy what it is like to have and to be a friend.
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