BASEketball ★★½ 1998 (R)
Dude! Three slacker buddies (“South Park”'s Parker and Stone plus Bachar) invent a new game in their driveway—a combo of basketball with baseball rules—and see it turn into big business. Parkere gets to romance Jenna Reed (Bleeth), a social worker who helps “healthchallenged” kids. Stone and Parker's penchant for grossout humor and having their characters say whatever's on their minds (no matter how offensive) mixes well with Zucker's talent for sight gags and physical humor to create an enjoyably guilty pleasure. Based on a game that Zucker invented with friends. 103m/C VHS, DVD . Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Yasmine Bleeth, Jenny McCarthy, Ernest Borgnine, Dian Bachar, Robert Vaughn, Bob Costas, Al Michaels, Reggie Jackson, Robert Stack, Steve Garvey, Kareem AbdulJabbar; D: David Zucker; W: David Zucker, Robert Locash, Jeffrey Wright, Lewis Friedman; C: Steve Mason; M: Ira Newborn.