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Zapped Again! (1990)

A new kid moves into school, making enemies with the affluent societies and joining the beleaguered Science Club. But when an old potion is discovered to confer telekinetic power he gets ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Todd Eric Andrews Todd Eric Andrews ... Kevin Matthews
Kelli Williams ... Lucy Kaminsky
Reed Rudy ... Wayne
Maria Maestas McCann ... Amanda (as Maria McCann)
David Donah David Donah ... Cecil
Ira Heiden ... Elliott
Rossie Harris ... Chris (as Ross Harris)
Linda Larkin ... Joanne
Michael Harris ... Mike (as M.K. Harris)
Michael Colyar ... Sheldon
Brent Hinkley ... Larry
Sue Ane Langdon ... Miss Rose Burnhart
Linda Blair ... Miss Mitchell
Karen Black ... Substitute Teacher
Lyle Alzado ... Coach Kirby
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A new kid moves into school, making enemies with the affluent societies and joining the beleaguered Science Club. But when an old potion is discovered to confer telekinetic power he gets the chance to get his own back, as well as having a bit of fun on the side. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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Emerson High has raised more than its academic standards.

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zapped Again! See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Mike: What brings you to the wiener business?
Kevin: Well, I'd like to sell a product I'm familiar with, and I know my wiener.
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During the credits, a music video plays featuring cast members. At the end of the credits, the cast is seen playing around in the lab. Kelli Williams tells the viewers, "Kids, don't you try this at home. We're trained professionals". See more »

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References Aliens (1986) See more »

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Everybody's Crazy
Written by Duane Hitchings and Jake Hooker
Performed by Greg Khin
Courtesy of Hitchings Music and Lorjake Music
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Zapped Again...........Trapped Again........That Telekinesis Rap Again
18 November 2008 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

There was nothing so terribly great about the first Zapped movie, certainly nothing that warranted inflicting a sequel on the American movie going public. But who knows what the producers thought in making another film. I can't believe there was a great demand for a sequel.

All the tumult from the Carrie like prom night that ended the first Zapped movie has died down. It's some eight years later and a whole new group of kids is at Emerson High School. A new misfit of a kid in Todd Eric Andrews comes to town.

After that it's the usual angst as the various cliques in the school shun him and he joins the science club where they find in the lab where Scott Baio accidentally discovered that telekinesis formula. It's seems like he hid a stash of it behind the Albert Einstein picture in a hole in the wall. When Todd imbibes, the high school world becomes his.

Of course Todd's got eyes for the head cheerleader Maria McCann even though Kelli Williams of the science club really digs him. Maria's property of Reed Rudy the head jock at the school and he and Todd keep having it out. Of course Reed's overmatched from the gitgo with that telekinesis thing Todd's got going for him.

The climax at the homecoming was really dumb. Rudy frames the science club and gets their space for his exclusive fraternity and then further tries to humiliate them at the homecoming. But putting them in charge of the food? Dumb, Dumberer, Dumbest, that's just begging for payback. What a MAROON.

It's funny like the first Zapped in a juvenile sort of way and its for them I'd recommend it.


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