PG-13 | | Drama
A smart first-year med student takes nothing seriously, except the pursuit of his Gross Anatomy (human dissection) lab partner. It's up to her and their teacher to find a way to convince ... See full summary »
The film was a mainstream project for both Matthew Modine and Director Thom Eberhardt due to their respective agents.
You know, when I filled out my housing application, I asked for a roommate who was quiet, serious, and neat. How did you describe yourself?
Joe Slovak: I lied.
In the film one of the doctors refers to the disease "paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria" but mispronounces it, calling it "proximal nocturnal hemoglobinuria."
There are at least two versions of this film in circulation. When the Premium Channel Showtime showed the film around 1990-1991 the following scenes were different: During the interview process, when Matthew Modine is being questioned by the admissions staff, a funny line existed in the film where one of them asks, "Why are you here?" Modine's character (Joe Slovack) responds, "I look good in white." This dialog was not present in Showtime's version of the film.
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