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
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Did You Know?
The soundtrack was only released in LP format, but the score was later released with selections from the score of Pee-wee's Big Adventure
(1985) on CD. See more
When Jason is at the party before he goes outside and ends up hitting Chas, he is drinking beer from a bottle. When he exits the building, he is holding a can. See more
[Jason enters his dorm room with Derek to see his father and Lou waiting
AAAHHH! Dad, uh... what are you doing here?
I'm robbing your room! That's what I'm doing here.
We drive 300 miles to see the kid, that's the greeting we get. Ha!
Come here, will ya? Ha ha ha.
[they both laugh and embrace
Heya. How ya doing?
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
Dead Man's Party
Written by Danny Elfman
& Steve Bartek
Performed by Oingo Boingo See more