20:00, 03 May on K+NS: 17 again
Publish: 10:33, 03.05.2012
"17 Again" is the story of 36-year-old Mike who becomes 17-year-old high school student after a chance accident. In 1989, 17 year-old Mike O'Donnell learns from his girlfriend Scarlett that she is pregnant during the final quarter of his high school-championship basketball game. However, just moments before scoring the winning basket, Mike abandons the game, and a possible college basketball scholarship, to chase Scarlett down the hall and propose to her.
Twenty years later, Mike finds his life stalled. Scarlett has separated from him due to his regrets about abandoning college, forcing him to move in with his geeky and wealthy best friend since high school, Ned Gold; he quits his job and his high school-age children Maggie and Alex want nothing to do with him. Later, while visiting his high School to reminisce, an encounter with a mysterious janitor transforms Mike into his 17 year-old self. iven the chance to re-live his youth, Mike enrolls in high school posing as Mark Gold, Ned's son, and plans to go to college with a basketball scholarship. As he befriends his children, however, Mike comes to believe that his mission is to help them. Mike soon realizes that Scarlett is the "best decision" he had ever made and tries to re-unite with her and unsuccessfully explains to her that he is actually Mike, her husband...
• Director: Burr Steers
• Executive Producers: Toby Emmerich, Mark Kaufman
• Genre: Comedy
• Produced by: USA - 2009