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?
always looked out for younger comedic talents. He was a big proponent for Sam Kinison
's part as a crazed professor in Back to School. They also considered Jim Carrey
, but he was rejected as too young. Later when producer Chuck Russell
got the chance to direct The Mask
(1994), he was finally able to use Jim Carrey, transforming the Mask from a "very dark horror film" to a comedy. See more
During the bar fight, Lou lifts up one of the fighters (who is wearing a red shirt and blue jacket). After he's thrown into the jukebox, he's wearing different clothing See more
Bring us a pitcher of beer every seven minutes until somebody passes out. And then bring one every ten minutes.
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 Jeopardy!: Episode #26.8
Dead Man's Party
Written by Danny Elfman
& Steve Bartek
Performed by Oingo Boingo See more