After a strange encounter with the new college computer, half-wit student Dexter Riley (Russell) is transformed into a genius. The only problem is that now he knows too much, including information about shady business deals involving the town's biggest businessman. A classic family film from Disney.
William Schallert - American TV/Film Actor
Bill Anderson - Producer
Charles Lane - Actor, Writer, Producer, Director, TRUE IDENTITY
Jon Provost - American Child Actor
John B. Mansbridge
Alan Hewitt - American TV Actor
Joseph L. McEveety - American Producer/Screenwriter
Joe McEveety - American Producer/Screenwriter
Robert Butler - American Director
Cotton Warburton - Editor
Cesar Romero - Actor, BATMAN (1966)
Ceaser Romero - Actor, BATMAN (1966)
Cesar Julio Romero - Actor, BATMAN (1966)
Joe Flynn - American TV Actor
Kurt Russell - American Actor, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK (1981)
Robert F. Brunner - Music composer
Frank V. Phillips - American Director of Photography
Frank Phillips - American Director of Photography
An electrical accident in Medfield College's new computer system shocks dim-but-cuddly undergraduate Dexter Riley into instant genius. The original owner, notorious criminal A.J. Arno, had vital racketeering numbers in the computer, all of which have found their way into Dexter's brain. Not only is Dexter smarter, but he knows all the criminal's secrets. First of three campus comedies starring the young Russell - followed by Now You See Him, Now You Don't and The World's Strongest Man.
Color by Technicolor. Film directorial debut for tv director Robert Butler.