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'National Lampoon's Animal House,' Present at the Creation

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'National Lampoon's Animal House,' Present at the Creation

'National Lampoon's Animal House,' Present at the Creation

'National Lampoon's Animal House,' Present at the Creation

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The phrases "toga! toga!" and "food fight!" were shouted in countless dorm rooms the summer of 1978, all thanks to National Lampoon's Animal House, the movie starring John Belushi. On Morning Edition, as part of NPR's Present at the Creation series, Molly Peterson tells the story of the film that defined college humor for a generation.

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