Jack Dundee is a meek banker living in Taft, California. He constantly thinks about the 1972 high school football game between Taft and powerhouse Bakersfield. Dundee fumbled a perfect pass from quarterback and friend Reno Hightower, and the game ended in a tie. He wants to replay the game, but has trouble convincing Reno and the town to replay the game. So Jack resorts to desperate measures to make the game reality. Written by
A comedy about life, hope, and getting even.
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Did You Know?
Though Hightower and Dundee's alma mater is universally referred to by the characters as "Taft", logos, signage and lettermen's jackets in the film identify it as (the fictional) Midway Union High School. See more
In the final screen Jack walks up to his wife holding the football. The football disappears and re-appears as they walk off the field. See more
You better watch it, Dr. Death! I'm pretty damn fast for a Caucasian.
Spoofed in Not Another Teen Movie
Words and Music by Stan Vincent
Maureen Music, Inc.
Performed by The Earls
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