This article is about the 1987 film. Albert Collins and singer-songwriter Adventures in singing free pdf Johnny Lyon.
After her boyfriend Mike cancels their anniversary date, Chris Parker invites her friend, Brenda, over to her Oak Park, Illinois house to cheer her up, but is convinced by her mother to babysit the Andersons’ daughter, 8-year-old Sara, while they attend a party at the Crain Communications Building in downtown Chicago. Fifteen-year-old Brad Anderson is supposed to go to his friend Daryl Coopersmith’s house to spend the night, but he changes his mind when he finds that Chris is the sitter. After receiving a frantic phone call from Brenda, who ran away to the bus station downtown, Chris plans to go alone to pick her up but is coerced by Brad, Sara, and Daryl to take them with her.
On the freeway, the Buick Electra station wagon suffers a flat tire and they are picked up by a tow truck driver, “Handsome” John Pruitt, who offers to pay for the tire when Chris realizes she left her purse at the Andersons’. Chris’s mother’s car is damaged when Pruitt accidentally shoots out the windshield with a revolver while aiming to kill his wife’s lover. Chris and the kids hide in the adulterer’s Cadillac, which is then car-jacked by a thief named Joe Gipp.
Reaching their hideout in the South Side, the kids realize they have stumbled upon a chop shop, and Joe is chided by Graydon, the operation’s second-in-command, for bringing witnesses. They are detained in an upstairs office but escape. They enter a blues club where the band on stage won’t let them leave until they sing the blues. Chris, Brad, Sara, and Daryl recount their events that night to the audience and are allowed to leave, just as Graydon, Gipp, and their boss Bleak catch up.
Brad tells Chris about his feelings toward her but finds they are not reciprocated. After separating Daryl from a streetwalker who is a runaway, Chris is reminded of Brenda.
They are then found and chased again by Greydon and Bleak but escape on the Chicago ‘L’ train and wind up in the middle of a gang fight in which Brad is injured when one of the gang leaders throws a switchblade onto his foot. They take Brad to the university hospital, where he receives a stitch to his toe. He takes them to Dawson’s Garage and drops them off. When they find Dawson, his blond hair and sledge hammer lead Sara to believe he is her hero Thor.
5 shortage, but when Sara offers him her toy Thor helmet, he changes his mind and lets them go. Meanwhile, Joe Gipp told Bleak about their troubles, and the three are waiting to follow them. The kids find the restaurant where Mike was supposed to take Chris and discover he is there with another girl.