Real Genius

Once the students realize the laser they built is to be used as a weapon, they turn the tables by sabotaging the laser test fire by aiming the laser at Dr. Hathaway's house where a large aluminum foil ball filled with popcorn kernels pops, filling up the house with popcorn and also causing the laser to destroy itself. Laslo runs off with Cheri to get married, the students are satisfied with the outcome of their plan and start eating the popcorn that filled Hathaway's house.

Continuity mistake: When Jordan brings in the automatic page turner she demonstrates it to Mitch. When it reaches over to turn the page the screen jumps and then the scene continues. This was two takes of the same shot spliced together poorly at the point that the page turner touches to the page on the right. (00:27:50)


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Old Lady: Tell me, what's Einstein really like?
Professor Hathaway: Dead.

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