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Summer School (1987)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 22 July 1987 (USA)
A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand ... See full summary »

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A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand of teaching fun field trips begins to connect with them, and even inspires ardor in some. Written by Steve Derby <sderby@sdeco.com>

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At Ocean Front High, what do they call a guy who cuts classes, hates homework, and lives for summer vacations? Teacher.

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Diversión en el colegio de verano  »

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$35,658,098 (USA)
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Trivia

The Hawaiian shirt that Mark Harmon wears is the same exact Duke Kahanamoku model Montgomery Clift wears in "From Here To Eternity." See more »

Goofs

The word "JISM" that Mr Shoop writes and then erases on the blackboard, changes as to how much and where it was erased between shots. See more »

Quotes

Chainsaw: This menstruation thing is a scam. Women are so lucky.
Denise: WHAT? Oh we're so lucky? You think having your period is a picnic in the park? First of all you're all PMSed out, and second you don't any room in your purse for your hairbrush because of all the damn mini pads. You are SO ignorant!
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Referenced in Psych: Santabarbaratown (2012) See more »

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Second Language
Written by Duncan Pain and Joe Curiale
Performed by Tone Norum
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This teacher was kick ass
12 March 2000 | by (Pacifica, California) – See all my reviews

When this movie came out, i was only 4, so i didn't see it when it came out in the theater. I happened to stumble upon it 3 years ago and i've watched it above 100 times since. The best part is when Dave and Chainsaw do everyones make-up and they do their rendition of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Classic!!


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