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* ImpossiblyTackyClothes: Johnny returns from California with a purple and gold suit and multiple cold chains. Everyone around him thinks his outfit is ridiculous.

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* ImpossiblyTackyClothes: Johnny returns from California with a purple and gold suit and multiple cold gold chains. Everyone around him thinks his outfit is ridiculous.

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Johnny Be Good is a 1988 movie staring Creator/AnthonyMichaelHall, Creator/UmaThurman, and Creator/RobertDowneyJr. Johnny Walker is a football player who can go to any college he wants, but he can’t make up his mind. To make things worse, his coach and multiple colleges are willing to do unethical things in order to make his decision for him.

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* AcquiredSituationalNarcissism: All the constant praise Johnny receives from college recruiters turns him into a narcissist.
* AsHimself: Howard Cosell and Jim [=McMahon=] play themselves.
* AteHisGun: Parodied. When Johnny refuses to visit a college in California, Leo threatens to shoot himself in the mouth a toy gun that shoots suction cup darts.
* TheBenchwarmer: Leo is a benchwarmer who gets to play when Johnny pretends to be injured.
* BigGame: The movie opens with a state championship game that will determine what college scholarships the players are offered.
* CareerEndingInjury: Johnny talks to a gas station employee who once had potential to be a professional football star, but who suffered a leg injury.
* DisappearedDad: Johnny’s father never makes an appearance.
* DistractedByTheSexy: One of the cheerleaders takes off her panties during a game. Players on the opposing team are so distracted by this that Johnny’s teammates wipe the floor with them.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: When Wallace learns about how Hisler framed Johnny and Leo for rape, he’s shocked.
* FamilyFriendlyStripper: When Johnny and some other prospective students visit a strip club, all the strippers wear sexy cowgirl outfits, but never take off anything.
* ImpossiblyTackyClothes: Johnny returns from California with a purple and gold suit and multiple cold chains. Everyone around him thinks his outfit is ridiculous.
* LaserGuidedKarma: By the end of the movie, Coach Hisler and all the unethical college recruiters are punished for everything they did.
* LovableJock: As the protagonist, Johnny's main problem is an inflated ego caused by all the praise he's getting from recruiters.
* OverprotectiveDad: Georgia’s father hates Johnny.
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Coach Hisler says “wimps and faggots” during his first scene.
* PrisonRape: When Johnny and Leo get arrested, Hisler talks about how they’re going to get raped.

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