077 – TFFP: Back To School (1986)

EP76- Back to School - courtesy of Kevin Spencer @ inkspatters.comIn this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we’re getting schooled as we discuss the 1986 comedy Back To School starring the one and only Rodney Dangerfield!

Directed byAlan Metter

Screenplay bySteven Kampmann, Will Porter, Peter Torokvei, and Harold Ramis

StarringRodney Dangerfield, Keith Gordon, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, William Zabka, Ned Beatty, Sam Kinison, and Robert Downey, Jr.

Background Info (from Wikipedia): Back to School is a 1986 comedy film. The plot centers on a wealthy but uneducated father (Dangerfield) who goes to college to show solidarity with his discouraged son (Gordon) and learns that he cannot buy an education or happiness.

Author Kurt Vonnegut, has a cameo as himself, as does the band Oingo Boingo, whose frontman Danny Elfman composed the score for the film.

This week’s movie picks are:

Jason’s Pick:

Megashark Vs. Crocosaurus (2010)

Joel’s Pick:

The Fog (1980)

Next episode we’re talking about… The Fly (1986)!

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About Joel Robertson

I'm the father of three boys and married to my high school sweetheart. I'm a former public school teacher (and still recovering from PTSD), reformed filmmaker, podcaster, writer, and fan of all things movie related.

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