Charles Russell dies, but since he is too good for hell and too bad for heaven, he is given the opportunity to go back to 1987 to assist his younger self, Chazz, in making better decisions ... See full summary »
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 Chazz Russell (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Francis Lottabucci (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Helen Russell (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
Demian Slade ...
 Eugene Blooberman (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Charles Russell / ... (9 episodes, 1987)
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 St. Peter / ... (9 episodes, 1987)

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Charles Russell dies, but since he is too good for hell and too bad for heaven, he is given the opportunity to go back to 1987 to assist his younger self, Chazz, in making better decisions at critical junctures in his life in order to (hopefully) get into heaven. Written by George Krieger <gkrieg1@tigger.cc.uic.edu>

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26 September 1987 (USA)  »

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Boys Will Be Boys  »

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The plot of this TV series is very similar to the 2009 movie "17 Again". Matthew Perry ironically stars in both productions. See more »

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Revamp of This Was Somewhat Better
11 December 2000 | by (Chicago, USA) – See all my reviews

The first version of this show wasn't very funny. It had also been done a thousand times before--a dead man gets a second chance at redemption. When it became Boys Will Be Boys, it was somewhat better. I think Matthew Perry was a lot funnier on this show than he is on Friends. Booch was a Fonzie ripoff. Not great TV, but an okay time waster for what it was.


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