Mitch Taylor is one of the youngest students ever accepted to a university known for its programs for geniuses. He partners up with his roommate, science club legend Chris Knight, on a project to develop a high-powered laser. Together with their hyperkinetic friends, they employ their intellects in the pursuit of bigger blasts, practical jokes, and a deeper understanding of what real genius means. When they find out that their professor intends to turn their work over to the military for use as a weapon, they decide to get even. Written by
It's yet another in a long series of diversions in an attempt to avoid responsibility.
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In earlier versions of the script the Potassium-Cyanide laser, not the Bromide-Argon laser, used frozen fuel. This is why Chris tells the laser to "stay cool" before he goes off to take Hatheway's exam. See more
When the gang are waiting outside Dr. Hathaway's house, the zipper on Jordan's top is at varying levels between shots. See more
[as Dr. Hathaway comes jogging up
You wanted to see me, Your Joggingness?
Standing in Line
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