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Based Upon a True Story Summary

Television producer Jim Timothy addresses a Pentecostal church congregation in Jasper's Breath, Kentucky. He apologizes for Preacher Phil Becky's lateness, and proceeds to introduce himself to the poor, rural parishioners, using such words as "ain't," and "reckon" in order to relate to the people of the church. Mentioning that he is clearly an outsider by his full set of teeth and expensive clothes, Timothy proceeds to describe the trajectory of his career up to this point. He begins with some of his famous situation comedies, dwelling specifically on 'Crackers'n'Company,' a show you are probably familiar with about a group of ignorant rednecks such as yourself." Timothy places great emphasis on the comedy that can be found in examination of common people, like his current audience.

After comedies, Timothy moves on to his stint in...

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