Lazy preppie Palmer Woodrow hires street-smart Eddie Keaton to go to school for him while he lives it up in Europe. Eddie falls in love with preppie gal Tracey, upsetting Biff, the Hoover Academy bully. When his bookie from the old neighborhood, Dice, comes to collect on Eddie's gambling debts and Palmer returns early from Europe, the the scheme slowly starts to unravel. Soon, Eddie can't even tell whose side he's really on. Written by
Tim Kretschmann <Tim.K@VirComm.com>
Palmer Woodrow III earned his diploma the old-fashioned way. He hired Eddie Keaton to graduate for him.
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Did You Know?
Before the closing credits, the film informs you to "watch out" for a sequel coming soon. The producers intended to make a sequel titled "The Tourista" with Judd Nelson's character returning. But due to the poor performance at the box office they scrapped the idea. See more
When Eddie/Palmer is finishing his breakdance moves at the mixer, his spin finishes with his left leg over his right and in the next scene, his right leg is over his left. See more
As your father's personal assistant...
You're an ass-kissing joke!
Palmer and Eddie will return in Tourista Coming Soon See more
Shakin' in My Shoes
Written by Jon Astrop
and Philip Saatchi
Performed by Tunes
Courtesy of Goldfish Records See more