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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Coach Giddy
Hamilton Camp ...
Col. Bat Jack Hershey
Armand 'Flash' Carducci
Jamie / Voice of Meathead
Misty Rowe ...
Lt. Felix Foxglove
Albert / Hara Krishna
David Hollander ...
Tommy 'Wheelchair' McVee
Scott Nemes ...
Chad Sheets ...
Paul Stout ...


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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Cheryl ('Richards, Kim') is asked if she comes from another planet (due to her lack of experience with boys). Cheryl replies that she sort of is. Richards played a young alien girl, marooned on earth, in two Disney movies: Escape to Witch Mountain (1975), and Return from Witch Mountain (1978). See more »


Col. Bat Jack Hershey: [on seeing Flash, wearing a woman's dress, being levitated into the air by Meathead the alien] My God, he really *is* a fairy!
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References Friday the 13th (1980) See more »


We've Been Waiting for the Summer
Music by Ken Harrison
Lyrics by Hermine Hilton
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Another boring comedy movie
15 August 2016 | by (Barry's bay Ontario Canada) – See all my reviews

This a very bad movie. It is not worst then the first Meatballs movie. But it not good. This not really a sequel to Meatball because as for has plot and characters go. This has nothing to do with the original Meatballs. It is not funny. The story line is awful. Do not see this movie. This movie is a wast of time. It is also a wast of money. I give it 4 out of 10. Because it is really boring. Good actors wasted there talent being in this awful movie. I can believe that the same people who wrote a great movie like Friday the 13th III wrote this awful movie. There also wrote Friday the 13th the final chapter. So they have made movie a lot better then this crap. Do not see this movie. It is not funny.

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