PG-13 | | Drama
Chuck wants to leave home but can't make the grade for boarding school. Then he finds out the disfigured recluse living nearby is an ex-teacher.
The poem about airplanes that McLeod gives to Chuck to read is "High Flight" by John Gillespie Magee.
What would you change about the government?
Chuck Norstadt: Me? Um, lots of things.
Justin McLeod: Such as?
Chuck Norstadt: Su-such as...
Justin McLeod: Such as how the word is spelled, for example.
Chuck Norstadt: What?
Justin McLeod: Judging by your essay, looks as if you hope to change the spelling of the word "government," "democracy," ...
When Gibson is giving Stahl his mock exam results from his truck, you can see a boom mic reflected in the cars windscreen.