The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of going to their alma mater of the University of Michigan, while Marlon fights his grades and SAT scores. Written by
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Did You Know?
Although the final music credit is listed as "Hail to the Matadors" by Richard Kaufman, what the Cal State University Northridge Matador Band plays onscreeen is actually titled "CSUN Fight Song" which is based on the original 1967 school song for the former San Fernando Valley State College. The up-tempo arrangement for marching band was done by CSUN alum, Steve Tyler. See more
Shadow of the camera crew's helicopter when showing Marlon and Oliver driving to college. See more
I can't believe we're breaking and entering into the college we want to get into.
References Better Off Dead...
Words of a Freestyle
Written by M.C. Shan
(as Shawn Moltke), Marion Williams
Performed by M.C. Shan
Courtesy of Cold Chillin Records See more