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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)

Some college students manage to persuade the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, to donate a computer to their college. When the problem- student, Dexter Riley, tries to fix the computer, ... See full summary »

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Some college students manage to persuade the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, to donate a computer to their college. When the problem- student, Dexter Riley, tries to fix the computer, he gets an electric shock and his brain turns to a computer; now he remembers everything he reads. Unfortunately, he also remembers information which was in the computer's memory, like the illegal business Arno is involved in. Written by Krister Walfridsson <cato@df.lth.se>

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A college sophomore crosses wires with a computer...and electrifies the establishment! See more »

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31 December 1969 (USA)  »

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L'ordinateur en folie  »

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The slogan of the Medfield Paint Company was "We Cover The Country". See more »

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When Pete and Annie are reviewing the "Applejack" sequence on their reel to reel tape recorder, the reels change speed between the close-ups and medium shots. See more »

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Bradley: [siren] I'll get it.
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Referenced in The Simpsons: The Computer Wore Menace Shoes (2000) See more »

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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
Written by Robert F. Brunner and Bruce Belland
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Unbearable
5 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is just another one of those naive half-baked 60s movies that's not even good enough to show its face in a movie theater. The plot seemed really interesting, you know, a kid getting a computer into his head, if only the movie were as good! Uggh, it's just horrible. Life's time on earth is too precious to waste, and watching this movie would be an excellent way to waste it. It's like repeating the same scenes over and over and over and over again with different lines. I actually fell asleep during it. This was actually on Netflix, and the extremely corny movies are NEVER listed on there. I really can't believe they listed this. Please don't see it, take my word for it.


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