Two dim-witted street peddlers, Jack and Barney, arrive in Palm Beach, Florida, looking for a better, wealthier lifestyle. In Palm Beach, Jack falls for Olivia, a young heiress running an orphaned children's shelter being threatened with foreclosure. Jack, at Barney's insistence, enrolls them both at a finishing school so they can learn the etiquette of the upper class in order to fit in with the hope that Olivia's uncle will approve of Jack wanting to marry her and help her obtain an inheritance to save the orphanage.
Doing all the wrong things in all the wrong places.
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[the class at the Phelps School is introducing themselves
Hi, my name is Barney Benar. I'm here with my friend Jake because there's this girl he's trying to nail...
[shakes his head and clears his throat
What? Oh. Sure he loves her, sure he wants to fuck her...
[Jake makes the same sound, louder
Oh, whatever. I'm just with him, man.
Referenced in Meet the Parents
Pomp and Circumstance No. 1
by Edward Elgar
(as Sir Edward Elgar) See more