The Couch Trip
Release Date: January 15th, 1988
R|1 hr. 38 min.
John Burns (Dan Aykroyd) is a patient at a mental institution who gets an unexpected shot at freedom when circumstances find him mistaken for a colleague of Dr. George Maitlin (Charles Grodin). Sneaking out of the facility, Burns poses as his psychiatrist on a radio show in Los Angeles, which leads to great ratings for the program. Burns also finds a new friend in homeless eccentric Donald Becker (Walter Matthau), but his good times are threatened when Maitlin discovers the ruse.
Director: Michael Ritchie
Distributor: MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc., Orion Pictures