The first time seems like the worst time, but it's the one time you'll never forget!
1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of high school. Gene is adored by many girls and manages to teach Jonathan a few lessons. Gene himself would rather just be with one girl: his girlfriend Bunny. But since his father is poor, her parents don't accept him.
ActorsStarring: Doug McKeon, Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelly Preston, Chris Nash, D.W. Brown, Jami Gertz, Margaret Blye, Graham Jarvis, Terry O'Quinn, Darren Ewing, Dennis L. O'Connell, Bob McGuire, Bryce Kasson, Andrew Ream, Julie Noble, Bob Banks, Charles Dodrill, Jordan Baker, Phillip S. Wilson, Clarence Glover, John Miranda, Cristen Kauffman, Tim Cutt, Sarah Maclay
In Nelsonville, Ohio, in 1956, the relationship between the introverted, clumsy Jonathan Bellah (McKeon) and the nonconformist, extroverted Eugene “Gene” Harbrough (Nash) begins to develop. Jonathan’s main objective is to win over the sexy Marilyn McCauley (Preston), in spite of his shyness, while Gene has his own love life to maintain with his girlfriend Bunny Miller (Stewart)—as well as counseling Jonathan on how to attract women. Gene also has to defend himself from the class bully, Kenny (D.W. Brown), while trying to work out a borderline relationship with his widowed father, who has zero tolerance for his often wild escapades…