Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his bed-wetting, who finds success as a distance runner on the track team. Written by
At 17, you think you can conquer the world. At 18, you know you can. His wildest dream is about to come true.
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Timothy Patrick Murphy actually took Hallie Todd on an actual date to a local drive-in, but their actual date consisting of just drinking coffee, unlike them eating hamburgers at the drive-in their characters go to in the actual film. See more
The length of Eugene's hair changes a couple times throughout the film. See more
[He shines his flashlight on Robert, who has his foot up on the seat
All right, get your foot off the seat.
I'm just resting, Pops.
You want to rest? Go to bed. Get your foot off the seat.
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