John Ritter (as Roger), Heather North (as Jennifer), Kurt Russell (as Steve), Joe Flynn (Mr. Wilbanks) and the fictional UBC TV network are introduced in Disney's The Barefoot Executive, 1971.
Mail-room staffer Steve (Kurt Russell) ambushes network executive Wilbanks (Joe Flynn), and his chauffeur Mertons (Wally Cox), with a programming pitch in The Barefoot Executive, 1971.
Steve (Kurt Russell) hastens to make sure his rival Roger (John Ritter) doesn't discover that Raffles the chimp is a TV programming genius in Disney's The Barefoot Executive, 1971.
Steve (Kurt Russell) discovers that Raffles the chimp, newly adopted by his girlfriend Jenn (Heather North), has strong preferences about TV in The Barefoot Executive, 1971.
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In the great Disney tradition of wild family fun, a young Kurt Russell stars as Steven Post -- an ambitious mail room clerk at a second-rate TV network. With his eye on the boardroom, and getting nowhere with the studio's top dog, he makes a career-changing discovery. His girlfriend's lovable pet chimp can pick a hit show every time! His secret for success turns into madcap monkey business when he makes vice president and jealous rivals want in on the act. Ride along with narrow escapes and a classic cast featuring Joe Flynn and Harry Morgan in a comedic climb up the corporate ladder that will leave you howling for more!
A mailroom clerk and a chimp team up to pick hit TV shows.
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