The Slammin’ Salmon (2009)

Cobie As: Tara
Additional Cast: Jay Chandrasekhar, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske
Directed By: Kevin Heffernan
Written By: Broken Lizard (Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske)
Release Date: 2009
Running time: 90 minutes
Genre: Comedy
Website: Internet Movie Database

The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon “Slammin'” Salmon, now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, while the loser will endure a beating at the hands of the champ.

Facts & Trivia

– Lance Henriksen plays a television producer named Dick Lobo; this character is supposedly based on Law & Order creator Dick Wolf. Lobo means wolf in Spanish.

– Directing debut of Kevin Heffernan.

– The movie was made during the Writer’s Strike of 2007. It was allowed to be filmed since the writers were not in the Writer’s Guild.

– The character played by Avi Rothman has the name Steve Lemmaduche, obviously relating to the fact that he took Connor’s role on CFI: Hotlanta. Connor is played by actor and member of the Broken Lizard, Steve Lemme