A teenager has to deal with his girlfriend dumping him among family crises, homicidal paper boys, and a rival skier.
Lane Meyer: John Cusack, Charles De Mar: Curtis Armstrong, Beth: Amanda Wyss, Al Meyer (Dad): David Ogden Stiers, Jenny Meyer (Mom): Kim Darby,Ricky Smith: Dan Schneider, Mrs. Smith: Laura Waterbury, Monique Junot: Diane Franklin, Johnny The Paper Boy: Demian Slade, Mailman: Taylor Negron
BLEWUP.WAV Lane: “Gee, I’m real sorry your mom blew up, Ricky.”
BUCKUP.WAV Charles: “Buck up, little camper”
CCREMINS.WAV Beth: Chris Cremmins dates the basketball team. Not certain members of the team… the whole team.
EGGNOG.WAV Charles: “I could be home right now drinking this MONSTER egg nog my brother makes with lighter fluid.”
HONKMY.WAV Lane: “Well, honk my hooter!”
NEWHAT.WAV Lane: I can’t have breakfast today, Mom. I got tryouts today. I have a nervous stomach. I don’t want to throw up on the chair-lift again. I had to buy that guy a new hat last time.
NODIME.WAV Lane: Gee, Johnny, I don’t have a dime, sorry. Johnny: Didn’t ask for a dime.
NODUMMY.WAV Charles: I’ve been going to this high school for seven and a half years… I’m no dummy.
NOTHANKS.WAV Monique: (greeting in French) Lane: No thanks, I already had breakfast.
NOTUPSET.WAV Ricky: You should not upset mother… ever.
NOTWELL.WAV Lane: Can I be excused? I’m not feeling well.
NOWORK.WAV Lane: It doesn’t work. Nothing works. My little brother, he’s building a space shuttle out of household appliances, you know vacuum cleaners and blenders. That thing’s probably going to work – I can’t get that thing out of the driveway.
NSLSPRAY.WAV Charles: He snorts nasal spray? You know where I can score some?
RAISINS.WAV Mom: You see, it’s got… raisins in it… you like raisins.
REALDRUG.WAV Charles: Greendale is a bodaciously small town, Lane. I can’t even get real drugs here.
RLYSICK.WAV Charles: And dying when you’re not really sick is really sick… really.
SORRY.WAV Lane: Gee I’m real sorry you mom blew up, Ricky.
TRASHWMN.WAV Mailman: Your book on how to pick up trashy women came today.
TURN.WAV Charles: Go that way really fast. If something gets in your way… turn.
TURN2.WAV Monique: All you got to do is go that way really fast. If something gets in your way… turn.
TWODLR2.WAV Johnny: I want my two dollars!!!
TWODLRS.WAV Johnny: Two dollars!
WHTBOY.WAV Utility Worker: Now that’s a real shame when folks be throwin’ away a perfectly good white boy like that. [my FAVORITE movie line of ALL TIME!]