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As Phyllis, a Beverly Hills housewife, is in the middle of a divorce, she tries to find focus in her life by taking over her daughter Hannah's Wilderness Girl troop. Among the girls are Tiffany, (who her father has to bribe to attend meetings, Emily (the daughter of an out of work actor, whose financial difficulties hinders her wanting to participate in certain activities), the neurotic Tessa (whose parents divorce has forced her into therapy twice a week), the hostile Chica (whose parents are too busy with their own lives to even remember her birthday), and Claire (the child star who see the wilderness girls as her chance to lead a "normal" life). Phyllis then begins to take the girls camping at a Beverly Hills hotel and earn patches relating to material things. The district leader, Velda, feels the troop should be disbanded. However, the head of the Wilderness girls organization believes that as long as Phyllis has taken an active interest in the girls, that is the only thing that's... Written by
The studios that produced the film were actually producing another project while filming the low budget comedy. As the camera rolled for Shelley Long on the set of the film, a second camera crew was filming the zero-budget corporate video for the 2nd Asst. Directors Program that is offered in Hollywood. The tape included interviews of a number of 2nd AD's in the industry alongside clips of the crew working on the set of Troop Beverly Hills. In one scene during the end of the movie, one of the Wilderness Girls falls and hurts her leg. It was up to one of the Asst. 2nd Directors to pick up the girl and bring her to a medic. This footage was filmed on video for the corporate tape. In the end, the studios saw this as an opportunity to save money to promote the AD program by shooting footage of the production of Troop Beverly Hills. Shot over 15 years ago, the corporate tape is still used today for students wanting to enter the program in 2004. See more »
At the patch ceremony Chica walks up to Phylis wearing patches. The Patches were not handed out until the next shot. See more »
The parents here are so self involved. Shit, I broke a nail!
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Thoroughly enjoyable. Shelley Long both sings and dance.
I thoroughly enjoyed this film and to see Shelley Long sing and dance is a real bonus. The young ones who played troop members were great. The roadside disco was excellent The little bits of morality were very subtly and nicely done. The music and tunes were soo good, The only complaint that I have is we didnt see more of Shelley singing and dancing and the music should have been on longer. I cannot remember a film where everybody seemed to enjoy themselves so much. The background shots of Beverley Hills were soo good and the crowd watching the roadside discos seemed to be enjoying the disco as were the young troop members. The comments on the quality of the recently released DVD were not good but I found no problem with it at all.
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