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Son of Flubber (1963) was a Comedy - Science Fiction Film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, Bill Walsh and Ron Miller.

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Alonzo Hawk: Why, if you weren't deductible, I'd disown you.


Defense Secretary: Remember, you're in Washington. Stop trying to be reasonable about money or you're going to bollocks up the whole thing.


Defense Secretary: Oh, you'll be recompensed. Goodness knows the Armed Services are never chintzy. Now what we do, we beard the Appropriations boys in Congress. Matter of fact, I'm putting two of my bravest financial officers on the mission.


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Paul Lynde's film debut.
At the end of the movie, the football filled with flubber gas is seen floating among a series of man-made satellites. They are the same satellites used in Eyes in Outer Space.
In one of the most hapless marketing tie-in attempts in movie history, Hasbro Toys, in cooperation with Disney, issued a toy version of Flubber, marketed just before Christmas time in 1962. Similar to Silly Putty, in that it could bounce like a ball and make comic imprints, the mixture was a combination of rubber, mineral oil, and green food coloring that had been lab-tested with no ill effects and was marketed as being made of "a new parent-approved material that is non-toxic and will not stain." Within weeks, claims came pouring in to both Hasbro and Disney that the toy Flubber was causing full-body rashes and sore throats in many of the children who used it, resulting in several lawsuits by angry parents. Eventually, after much experimentation, and an intensive investigation by the FDA, it was determined that there was a property in the mixture, of unknown origin, that caused an infection of the hair follicles in certain individuals. The product was recalled, but disposing of it turned out to be an even dicier proposition. Trying to incinerate the mixture only produced a heavy, dense black cloud around the Providence, Rhode Island, garbage dump where the attempt was made. Working with the U.S. Coast Guard to sink the substance at sea turned out to be a fiasco, as well, as the next day almost all of the dumped Flubber came floating back into Narragansett Bay. Finally, it w
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