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High School U.S.A. (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  16 October 1983 (USA)
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Set in a senior high school class, J.J. pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique.

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Jay-Jay Manners (as Michael Fox)
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Otto Lipton
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Miss D'Angelo
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Mr. Gerardi
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Mrs. Franklin
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Principal Pete Kinney
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Dr. Fritz Hauptmann
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Mr. Krinsky, janitor
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Set in a senior high school class, J.J. pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique.

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Academia de Loucuras  »

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The cast is comprised of many former child stars. Tony Dow from Leave It to Beaver (1957) plays the principal. 'Angela Cartwright (I)' from Make Room for Daddy (1953) and Lost in Space (1965) plays a teacher, as does Dwayne Hickman from The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959), and the school janitor is played by David Nelson, former star of The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952). See more »

Goofs

The Trans Am switches from a 1979-81 model to a base model 1973 Firebird when it enters the construction area and in a public park staircase (note the rear quarter panel, absence of a front fender vent, and the rear bumper (after the vehicle is crashed). See more »

Quotes

Jay-Jay Manners: Hey, Bandini, what's the matter?
Crazy Leo Bandini: I don't know. My toes are killing me.
Jay-Jay Manners: Uh, that's because you've got your shoes on the wrong feet.
Crazy Leo Bandini: No, I don't. These are my feet.
Jay-Jay Manners: [to Otto, about Bandini] Learn a lesson, Otto. Eat right, get plenty of sleep, and don't drink your chemistry set.
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Teen drama at it's finest!

This movie has star power! From Todd Bridges to Michael J. Fox, this coming of age film is a must see for those who like watching famous stars "in their prime." Entertaining and informing, this film possesses a power beyond that of normal cinema.


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