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Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

 -  Adventure | Comedy  -  24 March 1989 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Velda Plendor
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Annie Herman
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Vicki Sprantz
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Frances Temple
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Tessa DiBlasio
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Tiffany Honigman
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Lily Marcigan
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Hannah Nefler
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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 Theresa

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When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping! See more »

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Adventure | Comedy

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24 March 1989 (USA)  »

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Troop Beverly Hills  »

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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$8,508,843 (USA)
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Trivia

Shelley Morrison, who plays Rosa, the maid, would go on to play Rosario, the maid for 8 seasons on _Will & Grace (1998)_. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the Wilderness Jamboree, the Beverly Hills troop crosses the finish line dragging an injured Velda on a makeshift stretcher. Velda is supposed to have a broken ankle, yet she gets up and walks quickly to her jeep with perfect ease, which would indicate her ankle is perfectly fine. See more »

Quotes

Freddy: You had so much energy, you were so creative, I couldn't wait to see what you'd do with it. And see, now I know what you did with it. You Went Shopping!
Phyllis: Hey, I went shopping, Buster, to furnish your perfect house, to build your perfect image, to be your perfect Beverly Hills wife!
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References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Do the Freddie
Written by Dennis Lambert (as D. Lambert) and L. Pegues
Performed by Freddie & The Dreamers
Courtesy of Polygram Special Products, a Division of Polygram Records, Inc.
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Silliness Galore
16 November 2000 | by (Denver, CO) – See all my reviews

Pure Silliness makes this one a classic. I loved it as a child and continue to watch it as I grow up I recommend this picture to anyone who enjoys a silly good time. Oh and they have to be able to stand Shelly Long, which I've noticed some people can't. Oh well their loss. Beverly Hills What A Thrill!!


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