"What happens when the school records of a brainiac dweeb and a got-attitude street tough get accidentally switched?" The House Party pals, Kid, the guy with the high-rise 'do and hip-hop style master, Play star.
New York Times - 06/05/1992
"...Cartoonish verve....Kid'N'Play easily hold it together..."
USA Today - 06/05/1992
"...Kid is an ace clown..."
Los Angeles Times - 06/05/1992
"...[Kid 'n Play] have the dynamics, interplay and the casual expertise of some of the best old-style teams down pat....They work together as joyously as their predecessors..."
Description by OLDIES.com:
The House Party pals make sure the party isn't over in a fresh comedy that asks: "What happens when the school records of a brainiac dweeb (Kid, the guy with the high-rise 'do) and a got-attitude street tough (hip-hop style master Play) get accidentally switched?" Meshach Taylor (Designing Women), Karyn Parsons (Fresh Prince of Bel-Air), Alysia Rogers (Boyz N the Hood), Doug E. Doug (Hangin' with the Homeboys) and guest-stars Rhea Perlman (Cheers) and MTV maniac Pauly Shore (Encino Man) round out the class cast. And the def music is a class tune-up too.
Two students, one a mild-mannered well-spoken intellectual, the other a street-wise gangster-in-training, get their school records mixed up and take full advantage of the situation.
In this second Kid 'N Play film, the resident high school genius switches identities with the class delinquent, setting the stage for all manner of comic complications. To make matters even stickier, both guys meet the girl of their dreams while masquerading as the other, making it all the harder to end their charade.
Shot in Technicolor over the summer of 1991.
Pauly Shore appears in the film in an uncredited cameo.
The rap duo Kid 'N Play (Christopher Reid and Christopher Martin) appeared in "House Party." This is their second film.
Feature film directorial debut for Randall Miller. Miller got his start directing the TV show "Parker Lewis Can't Lose."
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