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Summer School Trivia

AKA:
Summer School Picture
1987
Freddy gets the ultimatum...
Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1987 Comedy movie starring Mark Harmon, Ken Olandt, Kirstie Alley et al.
Mark Harmon was chosen as People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive in 1986. Similarly to Harrison Ford, Mark worked as a carpenter before he hit it big.
Contributed by: Jennifer
Shawnee Smith, who played the pregnant student, was in the t.v. show "Becker" as a receptionist named Linda. Shawnee can also be seen in the film's "Saw" and "Saw 2". She plays Amanda in both.
Director Carl Reiner has a cameo as the assigned teacher who wins the lottery and skips out of his assignment.
Contributed by: C.T. Warren
Actor Patrick Labyorteaux, who played Kevin the football player, appeared on the CBS series "JAG" for ten years as Lt. Bud Roberts. Today he can often be heard narrarating behind-the-scenes shows on The Travel Channel.

Ironically, Mark Harmon himself can be seen in his seventh season as Special Agent Jethro Gibbs in JAG's spinoff series, "NCIS".
Contributed by: Bill Reilly
Courtney Thorne Smith of and "Lucas"(1986), "Melrose Place", and "According To Jim" fame is the surfer girl, Pam House, in the film.
Contributed by: Olivier
Kelly Jo Minter was also in "A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 5". If you look carefully at 1987's "Lost Boys" movie directed by Joel Schumacher, Miss Minter works in Max's videoshop.
Contributed by: Dpc
Mark Harmon followed successfully in the footsteps of BOTH his parents. His father, Tom Harmon, won the Heisman trophy, which is awarded to college football's best player, and his mother, Elysa Knox, was an actress. Before his acting career, Harmon was the star quarterback for UCLA!
Contributed by: Scott
Dean Cameron, who plays Chainsaw, plays Bass in a Los Angeles based band called The Thornbirds. He also directed the DVD for the world famous "Metal Skool" - The best 80's metal tribute band on earth, which can be seen every Monday night on Sunset Boulevard at The Keyclub, an incredible show.
Fabiana Udenio aka Anna-Maria plays a henchman in "Austin Powers".
Contributed by: Bill Banks
Writer Jeff Franklin went on to create TV's "Full House" and "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper".
Contributed by: C.t. Warren
Summer School was Kirstie Alley's first real big-screen starring role, having mostly bit parts in film (such as a Vulcan in "Star Trek II, The Wrath Of Khan"). She began playing Rebecca on "Cheers" in the fall of 1987, returning to the big screen in "Madhouse" and the "Look Who's Talking" series.
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