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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You have NO class, Thornton, and I am TIRED of it! I want a divorce.
Divorce. I knew we had something in common.
[reaches in his coat and takes out papers
Here, sign these.
Oh! Oh, I'm afraid it's not gonna be that easy, honey. This is gonna cost you - PLENTY!
[chuckles and takes Polaroids out of his pocket
Oh, yeah? Vanessa, let's talk about class for a minute, alright? Here's you and Giorgio in the guest room. A little classy, isn't it? Here's you and Giorgio in the rumpus room. ...
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
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