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April has a problem. Whenever she gets anything like passionate with a guy all sorts of things seem to spontaneously combust. The only men she meets more then once are firefighters. ... See full summary »

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April Flowers
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Andy
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Ellen
James Nardini ...
Ken
Belinda Wells ...
Girl in Park
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Cocker
Margot Gray ...
Little April
Jonas Baughman ...
Little Andy
William Kuhlke ...
Dr. Stewart
Johnnie 'Mac' McHaynes ...
Nick
Zachery 'Zach' Carey ...
Rudy
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Dick
Peggy Freisen ...
Tracy
Richard Kawecki ...
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April has a problem. Whenever she gets anything like passionate with a guy all sorts of things seem to spontaneously combust. The only men she meets more then once are firefighters. Actually, it's Mom's way of trying to keep her little girl to herself, but new boyfriend Andy is having none of such nonsense. So the heat's on. Unfortunately it's Fluffy the cat who keeps getting caught in the middle. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Cuidado - Chica explosiva  »

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Fluffy's stunt double played by Eric the Cat. See more »

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Written by Otis Blackwell (as John Davenport) and Eddie Cooley
Performed by Gail Lopata Lennon
Produced by Brian Banks and Anthony Marinelli
Courtesy of Fort Knox Music Company
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Anyone who has a mother will love this movie.
16 November 1998 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Mothers and their daughters always have special relationships. Well, this one is a bit more special than most. Although Mrs. Flowers seems a bit nicer than Margaret White (Carrie's mom), she is actually more cruel. Margaret just traumatized her daughter about sex in the home and had the guts to be straightforward about it. Mrs. Flowers has brainwashed her daughter into thinking that not only will she explode if she ever "goes all the way", but has taken steps to ensure that her daughter *knows* that just becoming sexually excited will cause fires. April Showers obviously manages to thwart her mom in the end, because when one fails to completely traumatize a daughter, you still have your grandaughter's head to mess with


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