Director: Leslie H. Martinson
Running Time: 1 hr. 36 min.
Genre: Television, Kids & Family, Comedy
Theater Release: Feb 06, 1983
DVD Release: Mar 27, 2001
Nick Newell (Gary Coleman) doesn't like being called a "genius," but the word certainly fits. The 13-year-old is starting as a freshman at Brighton University, and he's excited to be in a class taught by his idol, famous astronomer Jason Mills (Robert Guillaume). He gets along great with his roommate, Steve (Dean Butler), and gains the friendship of a pretty co-ed named Julie (Kari Michaelsen). Unfortunately, Nick's brain power doesn't prepare him for the problems that arise from being younger