Directed and Written by Marshall Brickman
Premise No. 1: There is this rogue think tank in which the five resident geniuses have reverted to their original stateshigh school science club weirdos pulling technological pranks. Reading a survey indicating that the majority of Americans believe in extraterrestrial beings, the scientists decide it would be neat to produce one just to see what the reaction would be.
Premise No. 2: An overly ambitious assistant professor of psychology (Alan Arkin) is afflicted with intellectual pretentiousness and a messianic complex. He is also an orphan, which...