Two dim-witted street peddlers, Jack and Barney, arrive in Palm Beach, Florida, looking for a better, wealthier lifestyle. In Palm Beach, Jack falls for Olivia, a young heiress running an orphaned children's shelter being threatened with foreclosure. Jack, at Barney's insistence, enrolls them both at a finishing school so they can learn the etiquette of the upper class in order to fit in with the hope that Olivia's uncle will approve of Jack wanting to marry her and help her obtain an inheritance to save the orphanage. Written by
Doing all the wrong things in all the wrong places.
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Did You Know?
Although uncredited, Linda Fiorentino
plays the Spanish maid that disrupts the dance between Olivia and Strobe at the fancy party for the dog. See more
Why don't we go around the room and introduce ourselve, and tell everyone why you came to the Phelps School?
Hi! My name is Eddie, Eddie Lipschultz. I'm here because my mom's new boyfriend says I can't sleep in her bedroom anymore. I figured if I came to charm school, I might be able to... , there might be chance that I'd... , I could possibly...
I thought so.
Referenced in Meet the Parents
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