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Meatballs Part II (1984)

PG | | Comedy | 27 July 1984 (USA)
Second in the series of Meatball movies. A group of kids attempt to save a summer camp that's a financial failure.

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Coach Giddy
Hamilton Camp ...
Col. Bat Jack Hershey
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Armand 'Flash' Carducci
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Cheryl
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Jamie / Voice of Meathead
Misty Rowe ...
Fanny
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Eddie
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Nancy
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Lt. Felix Foxglove
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Albert / Hara Krishna
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Steve
David Hollander ...
Tommy 'Wheelchair' McVee
Scott Nemes ...
Butterball
Chad Sheets ...
Ted
Paul Stout ...
Larry
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The first in-name-only sequel to the first Meatballs summer camp movie sets us at Camp Sasquash where the owner Giddy tries to keep his camp open after it's threatened with foreclosure after Hershey, the militant owner of Camp Patton located just across the lake, wants to buy the entire lake to expand Camp Patton. Giddy suggests settling the issue with the traditional end-of-the-summer boxing match over rights to the lake. Meanwhile, a tough, inner city punk, nicknamed Flash, is at Camp Sasquash for community service as a counselor-in-training where he sets his sights on the naive and intellectual Cheryl, while Flash's young charges befriend an alien, whom they name Meathead, also staying at the camp for the summer. Fresh Face Jeremy O. arrives to Camp Sasquash after his car broke down and he stumbles upon the mess hall. Jeremy O provides Flash and Meathead with encouragement and indepth analytics to counter all of Hershey's diabolical intent. Written by Matthew Patay

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Trivia

Misty Rowe wore a heavily padded bra in order to play the top heavy Fanny. See more »

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Jamie: Albert, when you were born were your parents expecting children?
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References From Here to Eternity (1953) See more »

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We've Been Waiting for the Summer
Music by Ken Harrison
Lyrics by Hermine Hilton
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Could be worse
7 July 2009 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

While the original "Meatballs" was about kids dealing with everyday problems and talking to Bill Murray a lot, this in-name-only sequel takes a turn for the bizarre and brings in an alien. This might hurt the realism of the movie, but I just really don't care. The complete randomness of this silly plot line is actually one of the few things that keep this show on the road, because for the most part this is just as standard as they come. You get the same characters from every other summer camp movie, the same jokes, even the same look, things get pretty boring that way. Then they throw an alien with a funny voice in the mix and they manage to recapture my attention. This movie often runs low on ideas, but it's pretty fun to watch anyway.


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