PG | | Comedy, Drama
An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.
The movie features baseball as a major story element. It would be an even bigger one in the later Neil Simon film The Slugger's Wife (1985) made and released a couple of years later.
He's gonna go into philosophy.
Nora McPhee: Why?
Michael McPhee: 'Cause that's what he wanted.
Nora McPhee: Who told you that?
Michael McPhee: Mr. Wittgenstein.
Nora McPhee: Who's Mr. Wittgenstein?
Michael McPhee: Mr. Parker.
Nora McPhee: Mr. Parker is Mr. Wittgenstein?
Nora McPhee: Umm... oh... what did he tell you?... Look, don't go into uhh, what's his ...
Max Dugan: ...
When Nora McPhee drives home on the motorcycle with her son and parks, she leaves the ignition on, as evidenced by the brightly glowing taillight that will turn off and on with the ignition switch.
$2,791,002 27 March 1983