Terry Griffith has got it all -- looks, popularity, the perfect college boyfriend, and an article that's a shoo-in to win her a summer internship at the local newspaper... or so she thinks. When Terry's journalism teacher passes her article up in favor of a couple of pieces written by boys, Terry is convinced that sexism is to blame. Determined to win the internship at any cost, Terry goes undercover at a rival high school to resubmit her article... as a boy. But Terry gets more than she bargained for when she finds herself fending off a bully and the advances of an oversexed female admirer, and falling for her new pal Rick. Written by
She's about to go where no girl has gone before!
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Did You Know?
The generic, blue stripped beer cans during the camp fire scene were real products in the 1980s, popular for their low cost during the sluggish national economy and for young people looking for the cheapest possible buzz. These generic products were a subject of satire in the 80s movie Repo Man (1984) which has lead many modern viewers to think they had no basis in reality. See more
Terry's cup of punch at the prom has a frog in it. In the close-up, the frog has completely changed positions and is a much lighter color of green before returning to its original position and color in the wide shot. See more
[Terry's best friend Denise interrupts Terry in her writing class
Denise, why aren't you in Science?
They're showing a film strip. Everyone left. I have to talk to you.
Denise, I'm really into this article.
I know, but I need your advice and you are my best friend. And I tried to deal with this myself, okay, and I'm really stressed out. Three guys want to take me out Saturday night and I'm not too thrilled about any of them, but I think I should go out with ...
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Written by John Bettis
and Michael Clark
Performed by Billy Jayne See more