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?
Due to Rodney Dangerfield
's contractual obligations with the Miller Brewing Company and his appearances in Miller Lite beer commercials at the time, only Miller beer was allowed to be shown in certain scenes (when Dangerfield goes to get a beer out of the refrigerator during the party at his house and during the large party at the college when the police arrive with extra beer). See more
When Oingo Boingo performs at the party, the music is obviously the pre-recorded studio version of the song. 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
Performed by Bobby Caldwell See more