An excited Peter has just been chosen from the many applicants to be the new bylined reporter, calling himself "Scoop" Brady, with his own column for the school newspaper. He wants to be a hard hitting reporter, only telling the truth. He initially finds that topics for his column are hard to come by, and that making those topics interesting difficult. Advice he gets from family to jazz up columns by naming specific people and flattering them in the process ends up being a hit with the people involved, they who shower him with favors. Because this job ends up taking up all his time, Peter neglects his school work, which is especially troublesome as it is final exam time. As such, he fails his final science exam, the class led by who is known as the toughest and dourest teacher in the school, Mr. Price. Peter figures if the flattery worked on his classmates, he will use the power of the press to flatter humorless Mr. Price in hopes of passing science class. Meanwhile, Marcia is ... Written by
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In one scene, Peter gives Bobby and Cindy a candy bar. At first, Bobby is wearing a green shirt. In the next shot, he is shown in a blue and white striped shirt. In the next shot he is back in the green shirt again. See more