Back to School

Back to School (1986)

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Corrected entry: When Rodney unknowingly enters the sorority house, he stumbles in on and interrupts a coed (played by Leslie Huntly) taking a shower. When she is first seen and is startled whilst showering, her washcloth is being clutched in her left hand. In the following shot, Rodney walks over and pulls aside the shower curtain, surprising Leslie, revealing her boobs, and also the fact that her washcloth has suddenly changed hands over to her right one. (00:15:00)

Correction: There is more than enough time for her to switch hands while the shot is on Rodney.

Jason Hoffman
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Corrected entry: When Jason and Derek come back to find Rodney Dangerfield and the chauffeur in their room, Jason introduces Derek as his roommate. However, when they come back to find their rooms transformed into a huge luxurious suite, Jason and Derek go through different doors, as if going into different rooms.

Correction: Rodney obviously used more than one dorm room to create Derek and Jason's 'suite,' and left the original entryways intact - thus, two doors.

JustJudy
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Other mistake: After his wife has a party at their house, Thorton Melon (Dangerfield) decides to have a swim in his pool. The camera shows Melon as he is about to dive into the pool from the edge. The camera cuts away and a much "thinner" Melon is seen doing a flip into the water. Watch carefully as the "thinner" man makes his dive. You can clearly see his hairpiece fly off the top of his head.

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Thornton Melon: Please, try to understand. I don't have the background for this. I mean, the high school I went to, they asked a kid to prove the law of gravity, he threw the teacher out the window.

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Trivia: When Mellon does the "Triple Lindy", you again can see the thinner body double's hairpiece flop in the wind to reveal a bald spot.

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Question: What poem is Diane reading to her class that makes Thornton say, "Yes, yes!"?

Answer: She was reading, "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night," by Dylan Thomas.

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Answer: She was reading from the novel Ulysses by James Joyce.

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