When TV’s Merv Griffin sues him, a frustrated commercial actor called “Milwaukee Steve” unwittingly stumbles into the notoriety he’s longed for. As he rides the wave of undeserved popularity, Steve discovers that life in Hollywood’s fleeting limelight can be just as maddening as rejection. But even though a return to his childhood home of Milwaukee doesn’t give him what he’s looking for, it might just get him what he needs.

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