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Principal Takes a Holiday (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Family  -  4 January 1998 (USA)
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A rowdy high school senior risks losing a $10,000 gift his parents promise him for graduation if he can complete the year without getting in trouble by getting caught by the principal in a ... See full summary »

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Franklin Fitz
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John Scaduto
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Celia Shine
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Peter Heath (as Rashaan H. Nall)
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Principal Frank Hockenberry
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Miss W. Fassle
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Vice Principal Ralph Calder
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Roxanne
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Oliver
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Health Teacher
Walter Marsh ...
Dr. Vernon Baxter
Christopher Gaze ...
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A rowdy high school senior risks losing a $10,000 gift his parents promise him for graduation if he can complete the year without getting in trouble by getting caught by the principal in a prank. However, when an accident befalls the current principal, the senior goes and finds a drifter to show up at the school as the new principal to get his records erased. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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When Miss Shine makes her 'Her Story' joke, her glasses are on, off and on again between shots. See more »

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Not bad at all for a tv movie!
8 May 2003 | by (Calgary, Alberta) – See all my reviews

"Principal takes a Holiday" showcased the rather unorthodox acting style of Kevin Nealon, where he showed signs of brilliance with his quick wit, physical comedy, and dry humour. Zachary Ty Brian also showed promise, and expanded his already impressive young repertoire with this film. Although I wouldn't consider it a brilliant film by any means, I am going to recommend it for anyone that doesn't mind a few cheesy spots, yet is looking for a heartwarming "feel-good" movie, with a few moments thrown in aswell. At any rate, don't expect to be blown away by this film, or else you may be fairly disappointed.


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