Although the game did have a PC version, it had very limited distribution and was published by United Pixtures itself. The game stars Edward J. Foster and Jeanne Basone as John and Jane, respectively; two people who are being pressured by their respective parents to go out and find a spouse. The player's task is to get John and Jane together. Plumbers Don't Wear Ties received negative attention for its lackluster production value, nonsensical storyline, poor acting and humor, and for primarily being presented as a slideshow despite being advertised as a full motion video game.
The Unzipped Mechanic
John meets Jane when she goes to a building for a job interview and falls for her instantly. They meet each other but Jane goes into the building for her interview. The boss, Mark Thresher, asks her to take her clothes off, much to her shock. She does strip to her bra but she runs from Thresher, kicking him in the face. Thresher grabs a pen and goes after her. John sees Jane running from Thresher and chases after Thresher to save Jane. Jane chooses John's offer and they send the police after Thresher, but not before Thresher gets raped by a bag lady.
Jane (Plumbers Don't Wear Ties)
No, it's not a Super Mario Bros. Released for the 3DO, the game is a self-proclaimed full motion video but little more than a slide show of Random Events Plot , featuring " a plumber , a daddy's girl , chickens , crazed yuppies , evil bosses , pandas , shower scenes , race cars , a nun ". That's everything you want in a game, right? The game is supposedly erotic , as you take control of " an Interactive Romantic Comedy ". In reality, it feels pretty much like a DVD scene-selection, with few options and little impact on the story no matter what you choose.
In , a fertilizer salesman from El Paso, Texas named Harold Warren created the film Manos: The Hands of Fate , well-known for its bizarre story and production values. Popularized by Mystery Science Theater , it is often referred to as one of the worst- if not the worst- movie ever made. Other than the intro, there is no motion in the entire game, and…well, it gets stranger from there. And if you must, you can play a recreation of the game on YouTube. Keep in mind that none of these links are safe for work- in part due to the content, in part due to the fact that your co-workers would be embarrassed to see you looking at this.