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Summer School (1987)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 22 July 1987 (USA)
A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand ... See full summary »

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A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand of teaching fun field trips begins to connect with them, and even inspires ardor in some. Written by Steve Derby <sderby@sdeco.com>

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At Ocean Front High, what do they call a guy who cuts classes, hates homework, and lives for summer vacations? Teacher.

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22 July 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Diversión en el colegio de verano  »

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$35,658,098
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Trivia

The Paramount Pictures studio has been attempting to remake this 1987 film of theirs since 2005 with other development hell incarnations occurring in both 2010 and 2012. See more »

Goofs

When Mr. Shoop is trying to convince Wondermutt that Bob has come back by cutting a new doll's head off, he says, "Wondermutt, look, I found Bob!" as he holds up the head. All the while his mouth is visible in the background and it does not move during the entire sentence. See more »

Quotes

Kevin Winchester: [on the beach] What's it like being pregnant?
Rhonda Altobello: Bizarre. My body's out of control.
Kevin Winchester: I think you look great.
Rhonda Altobello: Sure, in the dark.
Kevin Winchester: [shakes head] No.
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Connections

Referenced in Robot Chicken: Robot Chicken's DP Christmas Special (2010) See more »

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Written by Billy Burnette and David Malloy
Performed by Billy Burnette
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I've never laughed or learned so much!
8 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is an excellent addition to the canon of Dean Cameron works. This proves why he is now the hottest upcoming young star of the '80's. Rumor has is that he got the role through his friendship with Bruce Willis. Joel Siegel wrote in his last book that this movie is his closet favorite. It's mine too. And it should be yours. 10/10, Five Stars. Look for KIrsty Alley in her pre-Veronica's closet days.


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