Doug Simpson lives alone with his two daughters Katie and Bonnie. Katie has just turned 15 and when Doug is out of town on a business trip she gets herself a treatment at a beauty parlor. She removes her braces and her thick glasses. Without those, she is a beautiful young woman and the boys line up outside the front door to date her. But Doug won't accept that his *girl* is seeing *men*...
Girls go wild, boys go crazy, and dads go nuts!
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Did You Know?
Film critic Gene Siskel
hated this movie so much that he stated on "Siskel & Ebert" that it almost made him quit his job. Yet he stated that later the same day he saw a better teen comedy Say Anything...
(1989) and it encouraged him not to quit. See more
When Richard is in the kitchen talking to Doug, he speculates on what would happen if Katie met a duke or a prince in Europe. He says, "What about that Prince Charles guy?" To which Doug responds, "Prince Charles is married." However, both men's lips form the word "Andrew" instead of Charles. See more
So, dad. What do you think? Perfect, right?
Yeah, wow. Yale, perfect. At last, perfect. Home by 11, perfect. I, uh... wait a minute. Chapter 52. He's too perfect!
References Dirty Dancing
Written by Boris Blank
& Dieter Meier
Performed by Yello
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