The Return of Hickey (1988)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Made for television, Return of Hickey is the sequel to 1987's The Prodigious Mr. William Hicks. Both films were based on Owen Johnson's turn-of-the-century "Lawrenceville Stories." Zach Galligan returns as William "Hickey" Hicks, prep-school prankster supreme. Back at Lawrenceville after a period of suspension, Hickey intends to resume his agenda of elaborate practical jokes. This time, however, he is challenged by a imaginative new student (Nicholas Rowe), who has vowed to out-Hickey Hickey. Return of Hickey was originally telecast February 3, 1988, on PBS' American Playhouse.



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