The Psychopath

  • 1973
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Thriller

This strange little film may be the ultimate kids' fantasy. Basham is the host of a children's show, but he's got a sideline: when any of his beloved viewers are beaten or maltreated by mom and pop, he kills the abusive parents. His weapons include a baseball bat and a lawnmower. Basham's performance is infantile but priceless. This is a classic example...read more

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This strange little film may be the ultimate kids' fantasy. Basham is the host of a children's show, but he's got a sideline: when any of his beloved viewers are beaten or maltreated by mom and pop, he kills the abusive parents. His weapons include a baseball bat and a lawnmower. Basham's performance is infantile but priceless. This is a classic example of bad filmmaking at its very best. In 1980, the film saw a re-release with all the murders cut out. Even so, "Mister Roger's Neighborhood" was never quite like this.

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  • Released: 1973
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: This strange little film may be the ultimate kids' fantasy. Basham is the host of a children's show, but he's got a sideline: when any of his beloved viewers are beaten or maltreated by mom and pop, he kills the abusive parents. His weapons include a baseb… (more)

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