Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the next day.
Billy Madison is a 27 year-old man whose father Brian is the head of a major hotel chain. Even though he is groomed to replace his father who is about to retire, Billy is extremely immature and unmotivated in life. When Brian considers making Eric Gordon (whom Billy despises) his new replacement, Billy decides to prove to his father that he is capable of taking over. He must repeat grade school all over again (2 weeks for each grade) in order to take over the hotel empire. The further Billy progresses, the more Eric tries to derail Billy.Written by
Billy refers to the janitor as "Sideburns", based on his exaggerated sideburns. In The Wedding Singer (1998) Adam Sandler's character calls out a wedding attendee as "Sideburns" Lady based on her exaggerated sideburns. See more »
When the third grade was on the bus going to their field trip, the cars behind the bus disappear, and then reappear. Then the bus driver throws out his banana peel, and there are no cars in sight. See more »
# Suntan lotion is good for me. / You protect me, hee-hee-hee. #
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In the ABC TV version, the line "You gotta get out there, and find that fuckin' dog!" that Billy says commenting on the book "The Puppy Who Lost His Way" is deleted and replaced with a different shot of Billy saying "You gotta get out there, and find that stupid dog!" which is abundantly noticed since the shot zooms in closer on Billy's face. See more »