Tag: Ferris Bueller
Now, in the popular film by John Hughes, nine times is the number of unauthorized absences young Ferris Bueller has had during the school year. However, I can exclusively reveal that the real story of “Nine Times” is scandalously different to the Hollywood version. “Nine times” was, of course, the number of times Edward Rooney […]
I heard that you were feeling ill. Headache, fever, and a chill. I came to help restore your pluck, cause I’m the nurse who likes to…
Now that’s an amusing clip from Mr John Hughes’ fictionalized version of events, but, although it’s not widely known, I was indirectly responsible for concerned friends of a certain young Ferris Bueller hiring that nurse in an attempt to restore his pluck. Mrs Froman and I are real ice-cream lovers. We love ALL the flavors, […]
Only the meek get pinched. The bold survive.
This is what I told that Ferris Bueller kid in the restrooms of Chez Quis on that fateful day back in ’86.Actually, what I really said was, “Oh my MEAT got pinched. But my ball survives.” I guess he must have misheard me. Which is probably understandable – I’d just had a painful zipper-related incident […]