Set in Palm Springs, California during a long, fun-filled weekend where several Los Angeles college students flock to spring break, centering on Jim who finds romance with Bunny, the daughter of Palm Springs harried, stressed, Police Chief. Jim's bumbling roommate, Biff, tries to get Amanda, a tomboyish girl's attention with a so-called love gadget. Meanwhile, Gayle Lewis is a high school senior posing as a wealthy college girl who is pursued by Eric Dean, a wealthy and spoiled college preppie, while Gayle has eyes for a cowboy from Texas, named Stretch. Also, Jim and Biff's basketball coach, Campbell, tries to romance Naomi, the owner of the motel where all of the gang is staying, which is interfered with by Naomi's young, trouble making brat son, who's dubbed "Boom-Boom".
It's where the boys are and the girls are...
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Did You Know?
The really nice hotel that Eric Dean (Robert Conrad) stayed at was the Palm Springs Riviera. It was also seen from high up in a helicopter in the beginning of the movie during the opening credits. The hotel had the largest pool that Paddock Pools (one of the largest pool builders in southern California at the time) had built up until that time. See more
When Ty Hardin (Stretch) is pulled from his wrecked vehicle, his left knee is injured. Later, in the hospital, it is his right knee that is in a sling. See more
The trouble with me is I put women on a pedestal.
Well, you gotta stop going out with short women. Ha-ha-ha. For instance, what happens when you talk to a girl about sex?
I get the hiccups.
Referenced in The Wanderers
Song of the Ox-Drivers
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