Millionaire businessman Thornton Melon is upset when his son Jason announces that he is not sure about going to college. Thornton insists that college is the best thing he never had for himself, and to prove his point, he agrees to enroll in school along with his son. Thornton is a big hit on campus: always throwing the biggest parties, knowing all the right people, but is this the way to pass college? Written by
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Did You Know?
The original music score for the movie was composed by band leader Danny Elfman
of Oingo Boingo. The band was featured performing their song "Dead Man's Party" at Thornton Melon's dorm party. See more
During the final dive meet the diver who gets blinded by the mirror courtesy of Derrick has his appearance change from skinny with longer dark hair before the dive to a much stockier individual with short blonde hair during the dive. See more
[Thornton has a room full of experts writing his papers
Dad, what's goin' on here?
I'm doin' my homework.
No, no, no, no, THEY're doing your homework.
Jason, a good executive knows how to delegate authority.
The end credits begin with the message: "For Estelle. Thanks so much." This is a dedication to Estelle Endler, Rodney Dangerfield's manager and one of the executive producers of the film, who died during production. See more
Referenced in Rover Dangerfield
I'll Never Forget Your Face
Written & Produced by Richard Wolf
Performed by Phillip Ingram See more