All credit to Sheen for spoofing his character in Apocalypse Now, and to Francis Ford Coppola for allowing him to be credited with the same name.
The tiny, laugh-out loud moment where Charlie Sheen’s Topper Harley calls out to Benjamin Willard as they pass each other on riverboats is pure meta-comedy. “I Loved you in Wall Street!”
Nepotunity: The obvious, though this clearly is the best use for it – in the service of making us laugh. And true to the spirit of Jim Abrahams’ work, several of his and writer Pat Proft’s family members also appear.