Mitch is one of the youngest students ever accepted to a university known for its programs for geniuses. He's partnered up with his roommate, science club legend Chris Knight, on a project to develop a high-powered laser. Together with their hyper-kinetic friends, they employ their intellects in the pursuit of bigger blasts, practical jokes, and a deeper understanding of what real genius is. When their final, functional laser is stolen by their teacher for a military weapon, they decide to get even. Written by
MEET CHRIS KNIGHT, THE EINSTEIN OF THE '80'S. He can turn the simple into the simply amazing, and now he turns revenge into high comedy.
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During a crash course in laser technology, the cast and crew was dazzled by a demonstration of the dye laser as it darted through the colors of the spectrum. But cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond was troubled. "The naked eye can see the beam coming toward it," he explains. "But it's almost invisible to the camera when it's going away. "We went through countless experiments before we learned to 'bounce' the beam and to fill the lab set with smoke, which 'scattered' the light and gave it definition. "Otherwise, we would have had a special effect so specia1~ no one would have seen it." See more
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Uh, I'll catch up with you guys. I have to go to the bathroom.
Okay, Kent, but I don't think that's going to help your confidence any, do you?
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Written by Chaz Jankel
, Ian Dury
and Norman Watt-Roy
Performed by Chaz Jankel
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