Like Father Like Son

Synopsis: Dr. Jack Hammond has best chances to become medical superintendent in the clinic. So he's completely absorbed in his work and has no understanding for his teenage son Chris' problems with school. By accident one of them drinks a brain-exchanging serum, and it switches their identities. This leads of course to extraordinary complications in school and at work, but also to insight in the problems and feelings of each other.
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Director(s): Rod Daniel
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  2 wins.
 
IMDB:
5.1
PG-13
Year:
1987
96 min
897 Views


My leg! My leg!

My leg!

My leg! My leg!

- Okay, here.

- Oh, God!

My leg!

My leg! My leg!

My leg!

My leg!

That's me!

What the hell's going on?

lt's time to return.

Look into his eyes.

Look.

l can't believe it.

- caused by development of fatty

fibrotic deposits in the arterial wall.

The endothelial cell damage

in the inside surface of the artery...

...causes a twofold effect.

So the smooth muscle cells lying deep

in the endothelium start to multiply...

...and protrude against

the endothelium cell lining.

Fatty substances begin to deposit

around the muscle cells...

...causing development

of a fibrotic lesion.

Now, when the aortic or pulmonary

arteries are obstructed...

...you're into the area of

myocardiac infarctions or neurosis...

- ...of the myocardium. Got it, Chris?

- Yeah.

Sounds more difficult than it is.

- Let's go over it.

- No, l understand-

When the aortic or pulmonary

arteries are obstructed...

...you're into the area

of myocardiac infarctions or-

Dad, l got it.

Chris, you can't get anything.

You have to know it. What would

the faculty at Northwestern say?

- l'm in the 12th grade.

- When l was your age...

- ...l was in my second year-

- At Oxford.

Angiocratic menosis.

Nothing fascinates me more

than the human body.

And no part of the human body

is quite as mysterious...

...and wondrous as the heart.

So let's start with the aorta...

...and work our way

through the entire system...

...by which blood is distributed...

...through the body. Sh*t! Damn!

But when the aortic or pulmonary

arteries are obstructed...

...you're into the area of myocar-

Riveting.

This is Mr. Racine. He's 47.

Two days ago, he underwent

an aortic-valve replacement.

How are you feeling today?

l don't know, doc. My right leg

hurts, and l'm burning up.

Mr. Racine has a low-grade fever...

...and is exhibiting tenderness

in his lower right calf.

Undoubtedly phlebitis.

ln su-

Such cases, an anticoagulant

is prescribed.

For such a minor incidence

l suggest-

Seventy-five milligrams of Synkavite.

Very good, Dr. Spellner, but

as death is not our objective here...

...l would suggest 10 milligrams

of Coumadin.

Hernia. lt's all in the chart.

That rectangular thing

that Dr. O'Donald...

...is presently fondling. Let's go.

Hospital policy prohibits treatment-

This gentleman doesn't care about

hospital policy and neither do l.

A hospital's a place where

people come to get well.

- Scurry off.

- You think only rich people get sick.

- But it doesn't work that way.

- l'm sorry, but there's nothing l can do.

Keep shouting. There's a few patients

you haven't disturbed. What's wrong?

l've got a man with chest pains.

He's got to be admitted.

This is a man with no insurance.

l don't know where she finds them.

- Send him to County.

- There.

- What?

- You know the policy-

Policy schmolicy!

This man needs medical attention.

Remember how to do that?

You used to. You used to be

the best surgeon in this city.

Still am. Send him to County.

Good morning.

What seems to be the problem?

Oh, money and my patient's lack of it.

lf you wanna carry

this crusade further...

...bring it up again

at the board meeting.

- And have them kick my ass again?

- lf the shoe fits.

- Mind if l join you on rounds, Jack?

- No.

Sorry. County will treat you fine.

Chris, it was a great speech.

lt started out about the heart...

- ...and ended about the brain damage.

- Oh, there she is.

- There she is.

- Lori? Where? Lori?

- Where?

- Trigger, Trigger.

All right, man.

All l have to do is ask her.

Split up the tickets and give her one.

And she'll sit next to you,

and then let the fun begin.

No, she is great. She is so great.

- No, l can't do it.

- Chris.

- l'm selling the tickets.

- You can do it. Now walk up to her.

Look her in the eye and say,

''Will you go to the concert tomorrow?

- lf not, l'll set fire to you.''

- How can she stand to...

...be so close to her own body

without feeling herself up?

Chris, go.

Oh, right.

- Do l look all right?

- Look good.

No, no, no, Trigger. l can't. l can't.

Just go up and ask her out for me.

Tell her l injured my voice...

...rescuing hostages or something.

Hi.

- Hi.

- Hi, Charlie.

No, it's Chris.

Lori, l was just wondering,

tomorrow night...

...if you weren't doing anything,

maybe we could go out?

Or if you were doing something,

l understand.

Or even if you weren't and just

didn't want to, that'd be okay too.

- Are you serious?

- No, not really.

But it's just that l wound up with two

tickets to a concert tomorrow night...

...and l thought that since you remind

me so much of Heather Thomas-

- Locklear.

- Locklear, that-

What are the seats like?

Aisle or center?

- Center.

- Look.

Sorry l cancelled our date

tomorrow night.

My parents are forcing me to go

to my grandmother's for dinner.

- lt's a big deal to her.

- lt doesn't matter.

- l'm going to the concert with...

- Chris.

- Hey, Rick.

- Him?

He considers me more important

than his grandmother. Right, Chris?

Right. She means nothing to me.

Right, Trigger?

- Hates her.

- Fine, if that's how you want to play.

Larry, l have been in your office

for 15 minutes. Don't keep me waiting.

Oh, l'm sorry, Ginnie.

l was making rounds with Jack.

His wife is dead, so he can

take all the time he likes.

- Hello, Jack. lt's been a while.

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