Caddyshack II. Caddyshack II is a 1988 American sports comedy film and a sequel to Caddyshack. The film stars Jackie Mason, Dan Aykroyd, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon, Randy Quaid, Chevy Chase, Jonathan Silverman, and Jessica Lundy. It was written by various outside writers, but is credited to the first draft by Peter Torokvei...Who wrote the original Caddyshack?
Harold Ramis, who co-wrote the original Caddyshack with Brian Doyle-Murray and Douglas Kenney, described Caddyshack II, which he co-wrote with Peter Torokvei, as "terrible." In an interview with The A.V. Club in 1999, Ramis said that, ...with Caddyshack II, the studio begged me. They said, "Hey, we've got a great idea: 'The Shack is Back!'"Why did Rodney Dangerfield not play in Caddyshack 2?
Rodney Dangerfield was sued by Warner Bros. for refusing to appear in the film, although Dangerfield was little affected by this dispute. The theme song for Caddyshack II is "Nobody's Fool", performed by Kenny Loggins, whose hit song "I'm Alright" was featured in the first film.What did Rita Kempley think of Caddyshack 2?
Rita Kempley of The Washington Post wrote: "Caddyshack II, a feeble follow-up to the 1980 laff riot, is lamer than a duck with bunions, and dumber than grubs. It's patronizing and clumsily manipulative, and top banana Jackie Mason is upstaged by the gopher puppet."