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Title:
Bill & Ted's excellent adventure
Author:
Reeves, Keanu, actor.
Publication Information:
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, 2012.
Physical Description:
1 blu-ray disc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Bill and Ted spent so much time forming their rock band, that they're flunking history. A guardian angel from the future, Rufus comes to them with a time traveling phone booth to take them in to the past to learn from history's most influential people. The journey turns out to be a blast, but will they learn enough to pass their class.
General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989.

Special features: The original Bill & Ted: In conversation with Chris & Ed; air guitar tutorial with Bjorn Turoque & The Rockness Monster; one sweet and sour Chinese adventure to go; radio spots; theatrical trailer.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: PG.
UPC:
883904284925
Format :
Blu-Ray

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With only a few days before their high-school graduation, it looks like airheaded rock star wannabes Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) are doomed to flunk all their finals. The boys' long-suffering teacher (Bernie Casey) gives them one more chance. If they can ace a presentation on the topic of how a famous historical personality might react to modern times, they will be allowed to pass. If not, Ted's dad will plunk the boy into military school, thereby breaking up the boys' garage band permanently. Bill and Ted receive unexpected aid from a very unexpected source: Rufus (George Carlin), an Emissary from the Future. It seems that in Rufus's time, Bill and Ted's rock music is the basis of all society-and if their band is aborted, Rufus's world will no longer exist. Thus, Bill and Ted are whisked off in a time machine (actually a telephone booth) to retrieve a few historical characters--including Joan of Arc, Abe Lincoln, Napoleon and Beethoven--as "eyewitnesses" for their crucial oral exam. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure inspired both a sequel (Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey) and a Saturday morning cartoon series. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


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