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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Did You Know?
The writings on the walls in the steam tunnels ("light your way", etc) are references to the game "Wizardry" and its sequels, in which clues can be found scrawled on the walls of the dungeon. The ending credits contain: "Thank to Sir-Tech, for Wizardry". Alternatively, assuming that Real Genius is meant to represent Caltech, the writing on the walls of the steam tunnels could be representative of the real writing on the walls of the real steam tunnels at Caltech. See more
When Chris is taking his final exam, he is wearing a yellow t-shirt with a blue-striped shirt tied around his waist. During the exam, Chris is seen wearing this shirt over the yellow t-shirt. When he is done, he walks out and the striped shirt is around his waist. When he enters the lab, the striped shirt is over the t-shirt again. See more
[as Dr. Hathaway comes jogging up
You wanted to see me, Your Joggingness?
One Night Love Affair
Performed by Bryan Adams
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