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A spoof of typical 1980's teen movies. The idea is that VH1 found a "long-lost", never-released teen film made in the 1980's and decided to air it now in 2006; thus it is loaded with the ... See full summary »

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A spoof of typical 1980's teen movies. The idea is that VH1 found a "long-lost", never-released teen film made in the 1980's and decided to air it now in 2006; thus it is loaded with the typical formula, clichés, bad fashions, and stereotypical characters found in those movies and makes fun of them. Written by Anonymous

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Where the dancing is dirty, the pink is pretty, and the foot runs loose.

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During the scene where Lori is in the principal's office, you can see modern vehicles through the window. At the decathlon, a modern minivan is in the parking lot. See more »

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Principal Picker: They kicked off their sunday shoes. soon, inevitably, their feet became loose.
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References Footloose (1984) See more »

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Take On Me
Written by Magne Furuholmen (as M. Furuholmen) / Morten Harket (as M. Harket) / Pål Waaktaar (as P. Waaktaar)
Performed by A-Ha (as A Ha)
Published by Sony/ATV Songs LLC
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & Television Licensing
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9 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i pretty much stopped watching the movie when the oily girl introduces the new guy to "freaks". whoever their 2006 fact-checker was he/she did a crap job. a "freak" in the 80's wasn't really a bad thing. freaks were generally people who did drugs and were heavily into music and partying to extremes -- including extreme styles that went with it, i.e. deadheads - people who followed the band the Grateful Dead; people who dropped acid a lot; people who were usually stoned. freaks were generally cool, as in truly cool, and many people chose freaks over jocks because freaks had the nerve to be who they are. very individualistic people, not at all conformist. a lot of artists were freaks. the people oily girl introduced the new kid to would have been called "geeks" in the 1980's and most people avoided geeks of all sorts, computer geeks, science geeks, Trekkie geeks etc. if a movie can't even spend to hire a decent fact-checker to look up proper definitions of slang of a particular decade the misrepresentation is too great, too bogus and not worth anyone's time. the movie seemed to suck anyway and the people playing the leads all looked 25, not 17.


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