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Making like Ferris Bueller: Your best stories on playing hooky




Thirty years ago, Chicago high-schooler Ferris Bueller turned playing hooky into an epic adventure.
Thirty years ago, Chicago high-schooler Ferris Bueller turned playing hooky into an epic adventure.
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Thirty years ago, Chicago high-schooler Ferris Bueller turned playing hooky into an epic adventure.

The 1986 film ended up grossing over $70 million domestically, made a star out of a baby-faced Matthew Broderick, and became a cultural touchstone of movie references, like this one featuring real-life pundit Ben Stein playing a teacher taking class attendance:

In observance of the 30th anniversary of the John Hughes film, AirTalk wants to hear your funniest, most outrageous stories involving ditching school or work. Call us at 866-893-5722.