Mark Watson (C. Thomas HoweIl) has been accepted to Harvard Law SchooI, but his dreams are dashed when his parents withdraw financiaI support. In desperation, Mark chemicaIIy darkens his skin and wins a fuII scholarship intended for black students. What resuIts is a series of comic misadventures including romantic entanglements that expIode stereotypes. Suddenly, in a bout with his conscience, he learns that his clever trick denied a far more deserving student a scholarship. On his day of reckoning, Mark makes restitution and Ieaves everyone in the school a little changed by the experience.
James EarI Jones, Rae Dawn Chong, LesIie Nielsen and Julia Louis-Dreyfus co-star in this outrageous comedy.
ln this fantasy comedy, Jack Winston (George Burns), a swinging 81-year-oId bacheIor with everything but youth, blows out his birthday candles with the wish that he could be 18 again. When he and his outcast grandson David (CharIie SchIatter) are involved in a bizarre car accident, their souls switch pIaces in the operating room. lnside David's body, Jack turns his grandson's image around, making him into a popuIar, confident trendsetter. At the same time, he makes some revelations about his own Iife and must turn his mistakes around in a hurry because David's souI, in his body, is about to be taken off Iife support.