John Hughes month continues on Cracked Movie Club! There's no better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than by watching John Hughes' 1987 film Planes, Train and Automobiles, his first adult-centered feature after a string of teen angst hits. Although not a big hit when it was released, the movie has gone on to be arguably Hughes' best liked film, as well as one of the best liked films of its two stars, Steve Martin and John Candy (Candy's terrible mustache notwithstanding).

On this week's episode, Tom is joined by Cracked's Michael Swaim and comedian Matt Braunger as they discuss how John Hughes' classic road trip movie became an unspoken classic, how the film's stars managed to perform a near 200 page screenplay without committing any major felonies, and whether or not John Candy's character is actually a vampire.

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