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Release Date: 1981

DVD Release Date: May 1st, 2001

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
Parole officer Donald (Robert Christian) compels his foul-mouthed ex-con charge Joe Braxton (Richard Pryor) to escort a bus full of special education students from Philadelphia to the Pacific Northwest, where their teacher Vivian Perry (Cicely Tyson) plans to set up a new school. But when Braxton's latest attempt at going straight becomes a frustrating series of mishaps, he struggles to complete the job he was hired to do while resisting his growing affection for Vivian and the children.

Cast: Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson, Robert Christian, Alphonso Alexander, Janet Wong, Kia Cooper, Edwin DeLeon, Jimmy Hughes

Director: Oz Scott

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Universal/Universal Int