Finding family. Shelley Darlingson was raised in an orphanage, finally happy when she blossoms into a fox and moves into the Playboy Mansion. Unfortunately, she's summarily expelled on her 27th birthday(she's now too old). In desperation she takes a job as house mother for a sorority of misfits losing their house for lack of members. They have but a few months to find 30 pledges, or a sorority of mean girls will take over their place. Shelley figures that girls will pledge a house that boys find interesting, so she sets out to make the Zetas alluring, not act too smart, and host great parties. Can she succeed, and what about her own makeover? Sabotage is everywhere, plus it's hard to be one's self. Written by
In the sorority car wash scene, Natalie deliberately turns the water hose on her shorts. At first, the wet area is very large and soaked but when the camera cuts away for a fraction of a second and cuts back to her, the wet area shows just a few traces. See more »
So, are you a Zeta?
Oh! I wish.
Yeah. I do too 'cause Zeta would be my favorite hizzity hang.
Well, she is not a Zeta because she's our new hizzity house mother. She'll be hizzy-tizzy - - She'll be here all the time.
You're hiring me?
[She hugs Natalie. The boys seem to like it and start making appreciative noises]
Why are they acting like that?
Boys just being boys. Thank goodness!
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Brains do not need to be engaged for this movie. But it does produce a few wonderful - and hilarious - surprises that make it a very enjoyable 90 minutes.
One is Anna Farris, who does a great twist on the archetypal dizzy blonde beloved of Hollywood since time immemorial.
But the real kickers are the jarring one-liners that pepper an otherwise sweet and predictable film. Several reduced this viewer to paroxysms of laughter, tears rolling down cheeks, beverage spurting across the room.
These moments, when they arrive, are so unexpected that the effect is one of firmly-flicked kipper on unprotected jowl. And none are in the "gross-out" style that one might have expected in a film of this genre.
Very bunny indeed.
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