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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Jerii Woods ... Gail
Cheryl Smith ... Heather (as Rainbeaux Smith)
Helen Lang ... Leslie
Patrice Rohmer ... Sesame
Susie Elene ... Tishi
Eddra Gale ... Nurse Beam
William Bramley ... Walter Hartlander
Norman Thomas Marshall ... Hall Walker
Regina Gleason ... Mrs. Watson

Carl Ballantine ... Dr. Ivory
Fred Gray ... School Clown
Carrie Dietrich ... Joanne Hartlander
Sheri Meyers ... Barb
Lillian McBride ... State Inspector
Bert Conroy ... State Inspector
Garry Walberg ... State Inspector
Mike Steele ... Dunn

David Hasselhoff ... Boner
David Robinson ... Jordan
Patrick Wright ... Cop
Ivana Moore ... Lincoln Teacher (as Ivanna Moore)
Lorna Thayer ... Lilly Downs
Sandra Dixon ... Lincoln Girl #1
Diane Lee Hart ... Lincoln Girl #2 (as Diane Hart)
Chris Ponti ... Park 'N Lark Guard
Gary Hunn ... Aloha Basketball Team
Ray Kalanquin ... Aloha Basketball Team
Al Quintana ... Aloha Basketball Team

Steve White ... Aloha Basketball Team
Terry Ellen Sand ... Lincoln Cheerleader
Evelyn Otis ... Lincoln Cheerleader
Vanessa Theme Ament ... Lincoln Cheerleader (as Vanessa Ament)
Pamela Susan ... Aloha Sub Cheerleader
Celeste Pitsenberger ... Aloha Sub Cheerleader
Ron Gans ... Cooking Lesson (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Robert Carradine ... Student in Cafeteria (uncredited)
Mario Licu ... Classroom Punk (uncredited)
Cheryl Linde ... Original cheerleader (uncredited)
Carol Worthington ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Richard Lerner 
Writing credits
Nathaniel Dorsky (story) &
Richard Lerner (story)

Ted Greenwald (screenplay) &
Nathaniel Dorsky (screenplay) &
Ace Baandige (screenplay) (as Ace Baandage)

Produced by
Nathaniel Dorsky .... producer
Richard Lerner .... producer
Original Music by
John Sterling 
Cinematography by
Nathaniel Dorsky (photographed by)
Film Editing by
Joseph Ancore Jr. 
Richard S. Brummer 
Leon Spielberg 
Casting by
William J. Kenney  (as Bill Kenny)
Makeup Department
Tallie Cochrane .... makeup artist (as Talie Cochrane)
Anne Farmer .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Thomas Herod Jr. .... production manager (as Tom Herod)
Michel Papadaki .... production manager (as Michael Papadaki)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Patrick Wright .... assistant director
Art Department
Jim Dultz .... props
David L. Glazer .... assistant props (as David Glazer)
Sound Department
Robert Quinn .... assistant sound editor (as Bob Quinn)
Jan Schulte .... boom operator (as Jan Schulte Jr.)
Rod Sutton .... sound mixer
Earl Watson .... associate sound editor (as Earl Watson Jr.)
Special Effects by
Richard Albain Jr. .... special effects (as Richard D. Albain)
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Dunn .... best boy
Jim Enochs .... second grip
Brian MacDougall .... second assistant camera
John Monroe .... assistant camera
John C. Murray .... gaffer (as John Murray)
Larry Wallace .... second best boy
Kurt Young .... grip
Michael Mileham .... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Barbara Andrews .... wardrobe
Other crew
Xavier Chatman .... choreographer
Phil Meldman .... production consultant
Ana Maria Quintana .... script supervisor
Phil Sugar .... production consultant
Cathy Zheutlin .... production assistant

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88 min
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David Hasselhoff's feature film debut.See more »
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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Truly a classic of surreal American celluloid!, 24 May 2004
Author: kingdaevid from Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Not only was this the most enjoyable of the three CHEERLEADERS flicks (see also THE CHEERLEADERS and THE SWINGING CHEERLEADERS), it was the wildest of all the drive-in California teen sex comedies of the '70s. In this full blast over-the-top world of high school social anarchy, even the idea of Rainbeaux Smith wearing a cheerleading uniform while in the advanced stages of pregnancy actually fits. Undoubtedly the closest to a porno reel without actually becoming one, although the encounter between two of the cheerleaders and a Boy Scout out in the woods looks like there was some actual sex taking place that was hidden only by the camera angle and some judicious editing. The idea of a bubble-bath orgy in the basketball players' shower is truly inspired. Also a nice comic cameo by "McHale's Navy" veteran Carl Ballantine. (God, why couldn't I get a principal like that when I was going to school?) Forget David Hasselhoff here; in this movie he's (thankfully) a non-entity. But dig those dance numbers! My wildest teenage fantasies put on celluloid, and while I was still a teenager yet! Truly surreal!

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