An elderly college janitor amazes himself, his wife and the scientific community when his brain turns into a sponge that soaks up more and more incredible knowledge of every subject taught ... See full summary »

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Leo Penn ...
Fred
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Eva
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Dr. Fetlock
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Professor Rand
Gary Bergher ...
Professor Gilbert
Rodney Kageyama ...
Dr. Barth
Ben Kronen ...
Professor Smith
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Jack Slater ...
Mr. Wilson
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An elderly college janitor amazes himself, his wife and the scientific community when his brain turns into a sponge that soaks up more and more incredible knowledge of every subject taught at the school - until a shocking event changes everything. Written by Anonymous

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11 May 1986 (USA)  »

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Entertaining.
23 June 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Fred is a janitor at a university. Suddenly and quite inexplicably he seems to be absorbing HUGE amounts of knowledge simply by cleaning up in the classrooms. At first, he begins, out of the blue, to speak and understand French perfectly...though he never learned French. Then, he soon begins spouting math and physics after working in these classrooms! The wife is naturally concerned and no one seems to know why and how this is happening. It later gets worse when he works not in the classrooms but in the library-- where all this knowledge comes pouring inside his poor brain. He's naturally overwhelmed and falls to the floor screaming! Now he's a super-genius at practically everything!

Apart from all the professors sitting around and laughing hysterically (WHY?!?!), this was a good episode....not great but good and worth seeing. A novel plot make it worth your time.


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