Director Robert Altman based this alleged comedy on a short story in that bastion of sophomoric humor, National Lampoon
. Altman's film version is a overlong bore featuring a parade of pointless celebrity cameos; despite its distinguished director, this is no better or worse than most of the
teenage comedies of its period. Set in Arizona, the film follows the exploits of two mischievous high school dorks, O.C. (Daniel H. Jenkins) and Stiggs (Neill Barry), who have made it their life's mission to harass boorish insurance salesman Randall Schwab (Paul Dooley) and his family. It seems
Schwab canceled O.C.'s grandfather's (Ray Walston) old age insurance, and the ...