Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to regain his pride and family's respect. Written by
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First leading role for Canadian actor-comedian John Candy
in a sole American Hollywood production. This does not count Going Berserk
(1983) which was a US-Canada co-production but which was mostly a Canadian enterprise. See more
(at around 21 mins) When the Gardener family comes to the house in the middle of the night, Jack Chester shows him the receipt for 415 Beach Road. The house turns out to be 415 Beach Lane. An Honest mistake, but the Chester family got into the house by finding a key in the mailbox? It's unlikely the Gardener's would leave a key in the mailbox if they were coming to stay in the house since they had a key to gain entry with them. See more
[Jack has spilled a huge bag of dog food all over the floor and is trying to clean it up
Do you have a dustpan or something?
You can just leave it sir.
Good idea, because you might have a guest this summer and they have a dog and this is excellent stuff.
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'Love Boat' Theme
Written by Charles Fox
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