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Zapped Again! (1990)

Video  -  Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  14 April 1990 (USA)
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A new kid moves into school, making enemies with the affluent societies and joining the beleaguered Science Club. But when an old potion is discovered to confer telekinetic power he gets ... See full summary »

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Kevin Matthews
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Lucy Kaminsky
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Wayne
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Amanda
David Donah ...
Cecil
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Elliott
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Chris (as Ross Harris)
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Joanne
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Mike (as M.K. Harris)
Michael Colyar ...
Sheldon
Brent Hinkley ...
Larry
Sue Ane Langdon ...
Miss Rose Burnhart
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Miss Mitchell
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Lyle Alzado ...
Coach Kirby
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A new kid moves into school, making enemies with the affluent societies and joining the beleaguered Science Club. But when an old potion is discovered to confer telekinetic power he gets the chance to get his own back, as well as having a bit of fun on the side. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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Emerson High has raised more than its academic standards.

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Cecil: Hey why don't you go take long walk on sh-short... beach
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During the credits, a music video plays featuring cast members. At the end of the credits, the cast is seen playing around in the lab. Kelli Williams tells the viewers, "Kids, Don't you try this at home. We're trained professionals". See more »

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References Gidget (1965) See more »

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UNDER MY SPELL
Written by Brian Scott Bennett (as Brian Bennett) and Ellie Baer
Performed by Ellie Baer
Courtesy of Brian Bennett Music and Oishee Music
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Zapped Again...........Trapped Again........That Telekinesis Rap Again
18 November 2008 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

There was nothing so terribly great about the first Zapped movie, certainly nothing that warranted inflicting a sequel on the American movie going public. But who knows what the producers thought in making another film. I can't believe there was a great demand for a sequel.

All the tumult from the Carrie like prom night that ended the first Zapped movie has died down. It's some eight years later and a whole new group of kids is at Emerson High School. A new misfit of a kid in Todd Eric Andrews comes to town.

After that it's the usual angst as the various cliques in the school shun him and he joins the science club where they find in the lab where Scott Baio accidentally discovered that telekinesis formula. It's seems like he hid a stash of it behind the Albert Einstein picture in a hole in the wall. When Todd imbibes, the high school world becomes his.

Of course Todd's got eyes for the head cheerleader Maria McCann even though Kelli Williams of the science club really digs him. Maria's property of Reed Rudy the head jock at the school and he and Todd keep having it out. Of course Reed's overmatched from the gitgo with that telekinesis thing Todd's got going for him.

The climax at the homecoming was really dumb. Rudy frames the science club and gets their space for his exclusive fraternity and then further tries to humiliate them at the homecoming. But putting them in charge of the food? Dumb, Dumberer, Dumbest, that's just begging for payback. What a MAROON.

It's funny like the first Zapped in a juvenile sort of way and its for them I'd recommend it.


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