Zach Braff plays a teenager who wants to get a summer job so that he can
meet girls, not for love but for sex, in this hilarious comedy that deals
with stereotypes and sexism. He can't get a job at a summer hotel because
is a guy, and the hotel owner (Barbara Barrie) only wants girls as
chambermaids. He thinks this is sexist but can't convince the owner to
a "chambermale." Then he sees two of the chambermaids working on a car and
comes up with the idea of being a girl for the summer.
The owner's grandson is a playboy who wants to go out with the newly hired
"chambermaid." His grandmother even makes the point that the "chambermaid"
job depends on getting friendly with her grandson. In the meantime, the
"chambermaid" meets a girl with whom he really starts to fall in love. Out
of drag, he dates her and tries to get sexually intimate on the second
even though, as the "chambermaid," he has to fight off the owner's
who wants the same thing from the "chambermaid."
Sexual stereotypes of women and sexual harassment are demonstrated in this
cute but insightful comedy as the "chambermaid" slowly realizes what a
chauvinist he himself is. This CBS After School Special has only about 40
minutes in which to tell the story and make the point, but the short film
does a good job with an amiable cast and makes its point without being
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