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Zapped Again! (1990)

A new student moves into school, making enemies with the affluent societies and joining the Science Club.

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Bruce Rubin (characters), Robert J. Rosenthal (characters) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Todd Eric Andrews Todd Eric Andrews ... Kevin Matthews
Kelli Williams ... Lucy Kaminsky
Reed Rudy ... Wayne
Maria Maestas McCann ... Amanda (as Maria McCann)
David Donah David Donah ... Cecil
Ira Heiden ... Elliott
Rossie Harris ... Chris (as Ross Harris)
Linda Larkin ... Joanne
Michael Harris ... Mike (as M.K. Harris)
Michael Colyar ... Sheldon
Brent Hinkley ... Larry
Sue Ane Langdon ... Miss Rose Burnhart
Linda Blair ... Miss Mitchell
Karen Black ... Substitute Teacher
Lyle Alzado ... Coach Kirby
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A new kid moves into school, making enemies with the affluent societies and joining the beleaguered Science Club. But when an old potion is discovered to confer telekinetic power he gets the chance to get his own back, as well as having a bit of fun on the side. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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Emerson High has raised more than its academic standards. See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Sue Ane Langdon's final cinematic appearance. See more »

Quotes

Skier in Cast: [to Kevin] Hey, what's happening?
Kevin: Hey dude, you're not happening. What happened to your legs, man?
Skier in Cast: China bowl
Kevin: I didn't know they bowled in China
[They both laugh and high five]
Kevin: Right on, dude. Now how did ya really break 'em?
Skier in Cast: At Vail man, we're going there next season
Kevin: Dude I'm there, righteous man party till you drop
Skier in Cast: Cool dude
Kevin: Later bag!
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, a music video plays featuring cast members. At the end of the credits, the cast is seen playing around in the lab. Kelli Williams tells the viewers, "Kids, don't you try this at home. We're trained professionals". See more »

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Spoofs Casablanca (1942) See more »

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(You've Got) The Magic Touch
Written by Buck Ram
Performed by L.C. Robinson
Produced by Marc Tanner
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weak lead in broad teen comedy
30 January 2016 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Being always on the move, Kevin Matthews is the new kid in Emerson High. He flirts with Amanda who happens to be arrogant jock Wayne's girlfriend. He's already in trouble on his first day getting into a fight with Wayne's idiot friend Cecil. He gets a fast food job working beside Lucy Kaminsky (Kelli Williams). He joins Lucy who is the VP of the Science Club. They find Barney Springboro's secret prune juice hidden behind the wall. Wayne and Cecil force Kevin to drink the juice and soon he discovers his new telekinetic power.

Todd Eric Andrews is not good enough to be the lead although Scott Baio in the original is not a high target to hit. His character is too brash too soon. He should try to be nice even with Wayne at the beginning. It's fun to see familiar faces like Kelli Williams and Linda Blair. The story is fine for its genre. However, this movie is not much more than a poor teenage boy fantasy with a bit of female nudity. It needs to be funnier with good comedic talents.


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Language:

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Release Date:

14 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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