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March 1974 (USA) See more »
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The Man Who Survived "Precinct 13" Is Back! See more »
Plot:
A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Pat Cardi ... Vernon Potts

Austin Stoker ... Lieutenant Bozeman
Rosie Holotik ... Robin Jones
John Niland ... Coach McCall
Joye Hash ... Miss Grindstaff (as Joy Hash)
Jeff Alexander ... Mr. Griggs
Mike McHenry ... Roger Davis

Nick Felix ... Mr. Henshaw
Michelle Falerne ... Girl-Student
Laura Williamson ... Nurse
Charles Mann ... School Principal
Abner Haynes ... Assistant Coach
Steve Kidwell ... Assistant Coach
Campbell Thomas ... Narrator
Chuck Beatty ... Policeman
Calvin Hill ... Policeman
D.D. Lewis ... Policeman
Joe Greene ... Coach's Buddy / Policeman
Craig Morton ... Policeman
Robert R. Reedy ... Policeman
Bill Truax ... Policeman

Directed by
Larry N. Stouffer 
 
Writing credits
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J.D. Feigelson  (as Jake Fowler)

Produced by
James P. Graham .... producer
 
Original Music by
Don Hulette 
 
Cinematography by
Janis P. Valtenbergs 
 
Film Editing by
Travis Rhodes 
 
Art Direction by
Joe Thompkins 
 
Makeup Department
Beverly Gilbert .... makeup
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jerry Caraway .... second assistant director
Mike Varner .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Oliver H. Oliver .... sound engineer
 
Special Effects by
Jack Bennett .... special effects
Donald Crawford .... special effects assistant
 
Stunts
Wayne Dillard .... stunts
Randy Fife .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Driskell .... assistant camera
Bruce Graydon .... camera operator
Jack Marty .... key grip
 
Casting Department
Maxine Anderson .... casting in L.A.
Laura Williamson .... casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laura Williamson .... wardrobe
 

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Also Known As:
"Kiss the Teacher... Goodbye!" - USA (alternative title)
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85 min
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Shot in two weeks.See more »
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013)See more »
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Vernon's ThemeSee more »

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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Twisted Brain Revival!, 19 November 2001
Author: hvalencia from CT, USA

I am so pleased to see so many people have seen this movie....of course...late night on Elvira or Grimsley. My sister and I used to laugh hysterically at this. I mean with a name like Vernon Potts..you're going to get picked on! We used to say lines from this movie...we knew it word for word!

So now we are in the DVD age and I am looking to replace the really bad and really old VHS copy I made from one of our late night viewings! I need to add this one to my collection.

But on to the film......Everything about it shows the start of teen horror flicks. These guys pioneered the "outcast teenager". This is Carrie, Prom Night......all the horror flicks of the eighties.

I especially like the drawn out interogation of Vernon by the detective. The delays in response, as if they are reading from cue cards, is hysterical.

I really am pleased, like the rest of you, to know that I am not the only one who watched this movie and remembered it all these years.

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