Dr. Jack Hammond has best chances to become medical superintendent in the clinic. So he's completely absorbed in his work and has no understanding for his teenage son Chris' problems with school. By accident one of them drinks a brain-exchanging serum, and it switches their identities. This leads of course to extraordinary complications in school and at work, but also to insight in the problems and feelings of each other. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
Chris and his dad have accidentally changed bodies - but no big deal. Chris gets the Jag and the Gold Card. Dad gets the fake ID and the bio final.
Did You Know?
Director Rod Daniel
and producers David Valdes
and Brian Grazer
pointed to the benefits of teamwork in accomplishing the feat of turning around the production of a movie from conception to release within a year. In fact, Like Father Like Son
(1987) started as a movie high concept late 1986 and wrapped principal photography on 20th May 1987 with some additional photography required for filming some additional scenes in late June 1987. The picture premiered on 2nd October 1987 less than a year after it was first discussed in studio meetings during November 1986. See more
When Chris (Dr. Hammond) is delivering the baby, he picks it up immediately after the birth to reveal that the umbilical cord has already healed, and the baby is perfectly clean and dry. See more
The name's Trigger, as in "horse," as in "hung like."
Remake of Freaky Friday
It Comes to Me Naturally
Written by Al Anderson
Performed by The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Courtesy of CBS Records See more