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 film with a catch (or two).
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Did You Know?
The name of the teams that faced-off in the football match were the Bakersfield Tigers and the Taft High Rockets. See more
The last pass Reno throws to Jack is shown in the air a couple of times and is very wobbly. Just before it falls into Jack's hands, it's a perfect spiral. See more
Okay Jack, you tell the Caribou whatever you want, but I'm gonna tell you something. You're a low-life, black mailing, chicken-shit squid.
Low-life, black mailing, chicken-shit squid? Welcome aboard Reno.
Words and Music by Stan Vincent
, Anthony Powers
(uncredited) and Beverly Ross
Maureen Music, Inc.
Performed by The Earls
Courtesy of Old Town Record Corp. See more