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Son of Flubber (1963)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family  |  16 January 1963 (USA)
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When Professor Brainard experiments further on Flubber derivatives, he gets in trouble and only his students can help.

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Professor Ned Brainard's discovery of flubber hasn't quite brought him - or his college - the riches he thought. The Pentagon has declared his discovery to be top secret and the IRS has slapped him with a huge tax bill, even if he has yet to receive a cent. He thinks he may have found the solution in the form of flubbergas, which can change the weather. It also helps Medfield College's football team to win a game. At home, his wife Betsy is jealous of the attention lavished on him by an old high school girlfriend. Written by garykmcd

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The Professor's on the Loose Again... and FUN EXPLODES All Over the Place! See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

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16 January 1963 (USA)  »

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Après lui, le déluge  »

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At the end of the movie, the football filled with flubber gas is seen floating among a series of man-made satellites. They are the same satellites used in Eyes in Outer Space (1959). See more »

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Professor Ned Brainard: [speaking to Daggett about his meeting at Washington] Things aren't quite as simple as I hoped they'd be.
Alonzo Hawk: So they gave you the ol' dipsy-do, huh? They really sandbagged you. They hung your hide up on the barn door to dry.
President Rufus Daggett: Professor, am I to assume something has gone amiss?
Professor Ned Brainard: Well...
President Rufus Daggett: But I thought they were delighted with your discovery.
Professor Ned Brainard: Oh, they are. It's just... Well, it's a little hard to explain.
Alonzo Hawk: May I?
[walks up to Brainard and Daggett]
Alonzo Hawk: Allow me to boil it down for you gentlemen, and you'll be ...
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As the movie concludes, the game winning football (with flubber gas) is still rotating up in outer space around satellites. See more »

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Fred MacMurray gets gas from flubber....
22 October 2002 | by (Bannana Republic) – See all my reviews

This is the sequel to "The Absent Minded Professor" [1961]. Slower, and more uneven. The "Absent Minded Professor" was mainly a one-joke affair; Fred MacMurray's fantastic invention "flubber", and by the time "Son of Flubber" came out, it had worn a bit thin. For instance, the SoF copied the AMP with a sports contest. In AMP it was the basketball game half-way through, but in SOF it was a football game as the grand finale [which shows you the tired plot line]. It does have its moments, though...watch for Paul Lynde as the sportscaster, as well as the father/son team of Ed and Keenan Wynn.


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