Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.
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Metascore®Generally unfavorable reviewsbased on a weighted average of allcritic review scores.
A comedy so listless, leisurely and unspirited that it was an act of the will for me to care about it, even while I was watching it.
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It has a lack of ambition and energy that is almost total: It's the most this movie can do to roll over and ask for a little more lotion on its back. [22 July 1987]
The film's only bright idea is a duo named Chain Saw (Cameron) and Dave (Riley), who love horror films and instigate grisly but imaginative practical jokes, like pretending to be attacked by bunnies when the class makes a field trip to a petting zoo. [22 July 1987, p.C22]
Summer School is like summer school: you go, then quickly realize you would much rather be doing something else. [22 July 1987]
It's no thigh-slapper like the Rodney Dangerfield's "Back to School," but it's exceptionally good-natured and perceptive, and Harmon, in his first starring screen role, is a real charmer. [22 July 1987]
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