Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his bed-wetting, who finds success as a distance runner on the track team. Written by
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A deleted scene had Mr. Collins actually feeling the length of Eugene's long hair in shock and amusement. See more
The length of Eugene's hair changes a couple times throughout the film. See more
[looking at Eugene's long hair after suffering a heart attack
Look at that hair. Your grandfather would turn over in his grave, if he saw something like that. He was barber, you know?