History Film / SummerSchool

12th Jul '16 10:55:53 AM Mdumas43073
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The film stars Creator/MarkHarmon as Freddy Shoop, a slacker teacher prepared for a summer in Hawaii... until the school administration forces him to teach a class in remedial English or lose his tenure. When Shoop discovers the students have no more interest in the class than he does, he strikes a bargain with them. HilarityEnsues.

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The film stars Creator/MarkHarmon as Freddy Shoop, a slacker teacher prepared for a to spend his summer vacation in Hawaii... until the school administration forces him to teach a class in remedial English or lose his tenure. When Shoop discovers the students have no more interest in the class than he does, he strikes a bargain with them. HilarityEnsues.
12th Jul '16 10:54:32 AM Mdumas43073
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The film stars Creator/MarkHarmon as Freddy Shoop, a slacker teacher prepared for a summer in Hawaii... until the school administration forces him to teach a class in remedial English or lose his tenure. When Freddy discovers the students have no more interest in the class than he does, he strikes a bargain with them. HilarityEnsues. Better known now for its young cast, many of whom went on to [[RetroactiveRecognition bigger roles]]. The film was directed by Carl Reiner, written by [[Series/FullHouse Jeff Franklin]], and features an original score by Creator/DannyElfman.

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The film stars Creator/MarkHarmon as Freddy Shoop, a slacker teacher prepared for a summer in Hawaii... until the school administration forces him to teach a class in remedial English or lose his tenure. When Freddy Shoop discovers the students have no more interest in the class than he does, he strikes a bargain with them. HilarityEnsues.

Better known now for its young cast, many of whom went on to [[RetroactiveRecognition bigger roles]]. The film was directed by Carl Reiner, written by [[Series/FullHouse Jeff Franklin]], and features an original score by Creator/DannyElfman.
12th Jul '16 10:54:06 AM Mdumas43073
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''Summer School'' is a 1987 comedy film about, well, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin summer school]]. The film stars Creator/MarkHarmon as a slacker teacher prepared for a summer in Hawaii...Until the school administration forces him to teach a class in remedial English or lose his tenure. When he discovers the students have no more interest in the class than he does, he strikes a bargain with them. HilarityEnsues. Better known now for its young cast, many of whom went on to [[RetroactiveRecognition bigger roles]]. Written by [[Series/FullHouse Jeff Franklin]] and original score by Creator/DannyElfman.

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''Summer School'' is a 1987 comedy film about, well, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin summer school]].

The film stars Creator/MarkHarmon as Freddy Shoop, a slacker teacher prepared for a summer in Hawaii...Until Hawaii... until the school administration forces him to teach a class in remedial English or lose his tenure. When he Freddy discovers the students have no more interest in the class than he does, he strikes a bargain with them. HilarityEnsues. Better known now for its young cast, many of whom went on to [[RetroactiveRecognition bigger roles]]. Written The film was directed by Carl Reiner, written by [[Series/FullHouse Jeff Franklin]] Franklin]], and features an original score by Creator/DannyElfman.


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7th Jul '16 12:49:22 PM Movienut376
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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Principal Kelben. While he's quick to call Shoop out on some of his shenanigans, at the end of the summer term, he's not as quick to fire Shoop as Gills would like. Furthermore, [[spoiler:while the class test average is a 63, below passing, he himself points out that compared to the previous average of 23, it's a tremendous increase that proves Shoop's effectiveness as a teacher, and thus, grants him tenure.]]

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Principal Kelben. While he's quick to call Shoop out on some of his shenanigans, at the end of the summer term, he's not as quick to fire Shoop as Gills would like.like, allowing the parents of the students to have their say in support of Shoop. Furthermore, [[spoiler:while the class test average is a 63, below passing, he himself points out that compared to the previous average of 23, it's a tremendous increase that proves Shoop's effectiveness as a teacher, and thus, grants him tenure.]]
7th Jul '16 12:47:52 PM Movienut376
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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Principal Kelben. While he's quick to call Shoop out on some of his shenanigans, at the end of the summer term, he's not as quick to fire Shoop as Gills would like. Furthermore, [[spoiler:while the class test average is a 63, below passing, he himself points out that compared to the previous average of 23, it's a tremendous increase that proves Shoop's effectiveness as a teacher, and thus, grants him tenure.]]
11th May '16 8:28:04 PM Sharlee
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Interestingly, this film was cited by interviewees in the 2014 documentary ''Why Horror?'', who credited their careers in makeup F/X to having been inspired by the gory prank Chainsaw and Dave pull on a substitute teacher.

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Interestingly, this film was cited by a group of interviewees in the 2014 documentary ''Why Horror?'', who credited their careers in makeup F/X to having been inspired by the gory prank Chainsaw and Dave pull on a substitute teacher.
11th May '16 8:25:39 PM Sharlee
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Interestingly, this film was cited by interviewees in the 2014 documentary ''Why Horror?'', who credited their careers in makeup F/X to having been inspired by the gory prank Chainsaw and Dave pull on a substitute teacher.
5th May '16 11:01:26 PM KenKevinStriker
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* BrickJoke: On the first day of summer school, Jerome asks to be excused to go to bathroom. He disappears from the movie. Six weeks later, he comes back for finals and gets highest marks in the class.
-->'''Shoop:''' Where have you been all summer?
-->'''Jerome:''' Bathroom.
30th Apr '16 6:21:05 PM Sharlee
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* AsleepInClass: One of the students nods off repeatedly. [[spoiler: It's later revealed that he's been working long nights as a stripper for a ladies' nightclub. Once he's fired he starts actually remaining conscious, albeit randy, in class.]]

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* AsleepInClass: One of the students Larry nods off repeatedly.repeatedly at his desk. [[spoiler: It's later revealed that he's been working long nights as a stripper for a ladies' nightclub. Once he's fired he starts actually remaining conscious, albeit randy, in class.]]
30th Apr '16 6:17:09 PM Sharlee
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* AsleepInClass: One of the students nods off repeatedly. [[spoiler: It's later revealed that he's been working long nights as a stripper for a ladies' nightclub. Once he's fired he starts actually remaining conscious, albeit randy.]]

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* AsleepInClass: One of the students nods off repeatedly. [[spoiler: It's later revealed that he's been working long nights as a stripper for a ladies' nightclub. Once he's fired he starts actually remaining conscious, albeit randy.randy, in class.]]
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