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Summer School (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  22 July 1987 (USA)
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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 ... 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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Also Known As:

Diversión en el colegio de verano  »

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The name of the educational institution was the "Oceanfront High School". See more »

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It is mentioned that The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is a 1973 movie. It is in fact a 1974 movie. See more »

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Ms. Robin Elizabeth Bishop: [reading Denise's complaint letter] Shoop, this girl is dyslexic.
Shoop: What?
Ms. Robin Elizabeth Bishop: This is serious. You've got to get her some help.
Shoop: How did she go this long without anyone finding out?
Ms. Robin Elizabeth Bishop: She slipped through the system.
Shoop: What happens when she gets out in the real world?
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Mind Over Matter
Written by Michael Jay and Rick Palombi
Performed by Elizabeth Daily (as E.G. Daily)
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records
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I've never laughed or learned so much!
8 March 2000 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent addition to the canon of Dean Cameron works. This proves why he is now the hottest upcoming young star of the '80's. Rumor has is that he got the role through his friendship with Bruce Willis. Joel Siegel wrote in his last book that this movie is his closet favorite. It's mine too. And it should be yours. 10/10, Five Stars. Look for KIrsty Alley in her pre-Veronica's closet days.


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