In Caught in the Act, the 2004 Lifetime TV movie, Lauren Holly portrays JODIE COLTER, a feisty Tennessee housewife and mom who thinks Buck (Max Martini), her lout of a hubby, is stepping out on her. She consults a divorce lawyer and hires a P.I., but the P.I. turns out to be a bust. So she decides to conduct her own investigation, wearing disguises and tailing Buck -- and soon discovers she has a knack for the work.
But when she decides to use her new-found skills to help out another woman, things take a turn for the worse.
I tried to watch this, but it was truly horrid, with the entire cast acting like a very bad road company dramatization of The Beverly Hillbillies. I mean, is taking a whiz on a golf course supposed to be funny?
Even more amazingly, Caught in the Act was inspired by the real-life story of Nashville-based private detective Janice "J.D." Holt, who has a small role in the film as the waitress who blows the whistle on Buck for cheating. According to Holt, "It was sweet revenge."
Maybe she hadn't seen it yet...
Sorry, but anyone in any way involved in this bumpkinfest ought to be taken out to the woodshed.
Respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.
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