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A gothic '50s high-school comedy about a love-triangle that goes terribly bad, as two young, murdered teens returning to their prom to get revenge.

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Eric Gilliland ...
Spud (voice)
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Cherri (voice)
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Darlene (voice)
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Mr. Snerz (voice)
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JoJo (voice)
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Miss Crumbles (voice)
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Zip (voice)
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"Hair High" is a gothic high-school comedy with a "Carrie"-like story. Cherri and Rod are the high-school king and queen and they justifiably rule their domain. Spud, the new kid in town, accidentally offends both Cherri and Rod and so is forced to become Cherri's slave. Naturally, they immediately hate each other, but of course later they fall in love. Cherri and Spud secretly decide to go to the prom together, and on prom night a rejected Rod forces their car off the road and into the lake. In true 50's ballad style, their car sinks to the bottom of the lake as they share one last kiss. While the bodies of Cherri and Spud lie in a timeless embrace, Rod is successful in thwarting any investigation and is able to get away with murder. On the night of the following year's prom, the car magically comes to life and slowly drives out of the lake with Cherri and Spud, as if nothing had happened, only this time their bodies are in an advanced state of decomposition. Their rusty and ... Written by Anonymous

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The original idea for the film was inspired by a dream that Bill Plympton had, of a skull that oozed all these scary Gothic creatures - snakes, lizards, spiders and bugs. He felt that this image was perfect for a 50's teen "revenge at the prom" film. Once he had the concept, he began making concept drawings that evolved into storyboards. See more »

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One of the best
10 August 2008 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

Such a great work.One of the best animations that I've ever watched, although the story is very common; popular guy and cheerleader go out together but a "a new kid in school" falls for this popular cheerleader.

Drawings are very expressive you can almost taste the life they are living at the screen. I think this animation deserves more than just congratulations.

The thing about this animation is it makes you wonder and at the same time makes you want to watch over and over again.

If you haven't still watched it you may be missing a lot in my opinion.

Enjoy.


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