|Tony Goldwyn||Big Jake|
|Mike Toomey||State Trooper|
Joe Keegan is a 15-year veteran of the stand-up comedy circuit who has managed to wreck every major audition of his career. When his buddy tells him that a ``Tonight Show'' talent scout will be in a small Wisconsin town, Joe hits the road. There, he faces the roughest crowd of his life at a roadside bar full of hunters, football fans and a local hoodlum .