Synopsis: After being rejected from every college he applied, Bartleby Gaines decided to create a fictitious university, South Harmon Institute of Technology, with his friends, to fool their parents. But when their deception works too well and every other college rejects starts to apply to his school, B. must find a way to give the education and future his students and friends deserves, including his own, while trying to win the heart of the girl next door.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Steve Pink
Production: Universal Pictures
  4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

Everyone, have your money

ready. We only have so much time.

Okay, say, "Cheers!"


Say, "Beer!"


Say, "Cheers!"

Glen, you got to take

that shirt off, pal.


Hands, you wanna

field this one?

Uh, dude, you're getting

a fake ID...

...and you're wearing a shirt

that says you're in high school.


Okay, whatever.

I'll fix it later.

Just do

what you were doing.

Give me

some nice cat things.

- B!

- Oh, hey, Schrader.

What the hell

is going on here?

Relax, pal.

Five percent goes

to your favorite charity.

Uh, I forgot to tell you,

I borrowed your keys.

You borrowed my keys?

Come on.

Well, I needed them.


We're providing a vital

service to America's youth here.

Could we get the next in line,

please? No, we're not. Stay there!

We're contributing to

the delinquency of minors, B.

Do you know what will

happen to me if I get caught?

Every day

after eighth period...

Vice Principal Matthews

comes in here.

He picks up

the women's fitness magazine...

...and he snaps one off!

Are you serious?


That is a problem.

Uh, okay, well, we still have

the rest of eighth period, right?

So, we'll just pack everybody

up and get out of here.

Okay, let's go!


Gaines! Gaines! Gaines!

Okay, good, good.

Ah, wonderful!

Vice Principal Matthews!

So glad you could join us!

What the hell is this?

It's Glee Club

practice, sir.

We're just gettin' ready for

Memorial Day. It's a big one for us.

We don't have

a Glee Club.

Not yet,

we don't, sir.

But as the graduating class,

we wanted to leave behind...

...a legacy that inspires

future students... take initiative

rather than spend their time...

I don't know, privately defacing

women's fitness magazines.

I mean, I went

to read an article...

...about no carbs and higher reps

the other day...

...and the pages were...

You are a rotten egg. if by some natural

adhesive. That'll be enough.

I need to cut

the pounds...

...and I can't open the...

Stop it!

Whatever does it for...

Stop it!

That's all

I'm gonna say.

Thank God

you're graduating.

I'm the fourth-generation Schrader... Sorry. go to Harmon College, okay? Yeah.

I can't do anything

to screw that up.

You know, like, I don't know,

getting busted for identity fraud.

Look at you.

Would you stop, man? Relax.

We're all goin'

to college, okay?

This is said by the guy

who's been rejected... Hey, B. seven schools.

Hey, I'm creating

dramatic tension.

I got a good feeling

about number eight! Ugh.

I got in! I got in!

I got into Princeton!

Yeah! Yeah!

Hey, I think that guy

got into Princeton.

Oh, what makes you say that?

I don't know.

Bartleby! Hey.

Hey, how are you, Monica? Hey, how are you?

Good. Do you know Schrader?

No, I don't think so. Oh!

Yes! We...

I actually...

We had a class.

Oh, yeah.

My sh*t was all crazy.

I sat way behind you.

Yeah. Sorry. I don't remember you, either.


It's all right.

Um, anyway, I really wanted

to ask you something.

Sure, anything.

Um, you know,

I know it's really late...

...but, um, last minute

and everything...

...but prom is coming up soon,

you know? It's okay. Yes.

And I'm actually having a

party at my house beforehand.


And I was wondering...

...if you'd like to, um...

If you could, um...

I'd love to.

... Mow our lawn.

Mow your lawn?



I'm sorry.

Yeah. I'm really embarrassed,

but, you know...

...our mower's broken and my mom

was just, like, "Ask Bartleby!"

That's cool!

I... Yeah. Tell your mother I

would love to mow the lawn. Really?

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