A television series, based on the popular movie of the same name. Many of the actors from the movie appear in the television series, including Dionne, Mr. Hall, Miss Giest, Amber, and ...
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A television series, based on the popular movie of the same name. Many of the actors from the movie appear in the television series, including Dionne, Mr. Hall, Miss Giest, Amber, and Murray. Written by
The character of Coach Graham Bullock, played by Bill Kirchenbauer is actually an homage to television series Growing Pains (1985) and Just the Ten of Us (1988) as in both of those shows the same actor played Coach Graham Lubbock. Same named character but with the L and the B switched in the last name. See more »
And where is this Debbie now?
Oh, she went to Trashy to get some new panties with Coach Deemer.
With the gym teacher?
Oh, it's not what you think. Coach Deemer is a woman.
[Everyone exchanges akward glances]
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There are Differences Between the Movie and the T.V. Show
The movie itself is not my all time favorite, but after seeing both the movie and the t.v. show, there are some differences. Number one, the t.v. show lacks in continuity with the movie. For example, why is Lawrence (the character who was seen shaving Murray's head in the movie) called Sean on the t.v. show? The show also seems a bit hypocritical when you compare it to the movie. For example, the show had many episodes that could be considered "special episodes" i.e. episodes bringing up the subjects of teenage pregnancy, drive by shootings, smoking, drunk driving, and safe sex. Also in a "special episode" the cast would usually come on at the end of the episode to deliver a special service announcement; I always hated it when sitcoms would do that type of thing because it's overused in my opinion and preachy). When you see this and then look at the movie, you can find a scene were characters are seen smoking pot but not much emphasis was placed on it. As for the comedy, the humor comes off as being lame and much of the slang words from the movie are missing in the show.
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