National Lampoon's Senior Trip
is a 1995 teen movie
directed by Kelly Makin
The film follows the story of a group of rude and obnoxious seniors from Fairmont High, an Ohio high school
. After a typing class, the seniors cut school and throw a party at the home of Principal Moss (Matt Frewer
). When he returns home, he gives the class detention, forcing them to write a letter to the President of the United States
, explaining what is wrong with the education system.
Amazingly, the President enjoys it, and invites the class to Washington
to discuss it. However, it is actually just a plot devised by a corrupt U.S. Senator
to humiliate the President.
Upon their journey, the class stops in a convenience store where Mark "Dags" D'Agastino (Jeremy Renner
) and Reggie Barry (Rob Moore
) lock Principal Moss in a flooded convenience store toilet so they can steal alcohol from the store. They are followed by Travis (Kevin McDonald
), a crazed Star Trek
fan and crossing guard, who hitches a ride with an Asian
While on their way, Principal Moss falls into a "coma
" after taking pills given to him by Red (Tommy Chong
), the bus driver and "Dope King". At this point, the students go on a rampage and throw another party, while Carla Morgan (Tara Strong
), the school slut
, puts makeup
on the sleeping Principal Moss.
The next morning, the bus is pursued by both Travis and the police. Red suddenly dies, apparently from a drug overdose
, and the bus nearly... Read More