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
LOOK OUT! The Professor's newest invention is ON THE LOOSE! It's a FOOTBRAWL riot... It's a FROGMAN'S delight... It's a TEMPEST in a TEAPOT... It's the LAFF of the PARTY!
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is actually an accomplished saxophone player, so he's really playing the saxophone in the party scene. See more
When the professor and Betsy are being chased by Hawk and his bully boys, the professor looks down and sees a 1956 Ford police car. When Hawk's car collides with the police car, the latter is 1960 Ford Galaxy. See more
Why, if you weren't deductible, I'd disown you!
As the movie concludes, the game winning football (with flubber gas) is still rotating up in outer space around satellites. See more
Referenced in Hollywood Without Make-Up