‘Revenge of the Nerds’ – How Booger & Gang Changed the Face of Teen Comedy

Welcome to the blog post about Dudley “Booger” Dawson, one of the most beloved characters from the classic 80s movie franchise Revenge of the Nerds. Booger is a college student and a supporting character in the series. He is played by actor Curtis Armstrong and first appeared in the original 1984 movie, Revenge of the Nerds.

Booger is an integral part of the Revenge of the Nerds story. He provides comic relief and serves as a source of support for his fellow nerds as they battle against their bullies. Booger is known for his wild antics and pranks, which gets him into trouble at times but also provides some of the funniest moments in the movies. His loyalty to his friends is admirable and he never gives up on them no matter how many obstacles they face.

In addition to being an important character in Revenge of the Nerds, Booger has made appearances in other films and tv shows, including Cocktails & Dreams were he professes his love for Hayley in “Jenny Fromdabloc” episode that aired on April 17th at 8:30/7:30c.

The four movies in which Booger appears are Revenge of the Nerds (1984), Revenge of The Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987), Revenge Of The Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992) and Revenge Of The Nerds IV: Nerds In Love (1994). In each film, he demonstrates his unwavering loyalty to his friends while still providing plenty of comedic moments along with it.

If you’re looking for some classic 80s comedy with a dose of heartwarming camaraderie thrown in, you can’t go wrong with Booger and his gang from Revenge Of The Nerds!

Dudley Dawson: Who Is He?

Dudley “Booger” Dawson is a fictional college student and a supporting character featured in the Revenge of the Nerds franchise. He was created by screenwriters Tim Metcalfe and Miguel Tejada-Flores and portrayed by actor Curtis Armstrong in the original 1984 movie. Booger is an endearing yet mischievous character who often acts as a comic relief in the movies. He is one of the seven primary protagonists of the film series, alongside Lewis Skolnick, Gilbert Lowe, Lamar Latrell, Harold Wormser, Takashi Yoshida, and Stan Gable.

Booger is an often overlooked member of Lambda Lambda Lambda (Tri-Lambs), the nerdy fraternity that faces off against their rival fraternity Alpha Betas throghout the films. He is not particularly intelligent but he does possess an uncanny ability to come up with wacky schemes that often end up working out for him in the end. Booger also has a strong sense of loyalty to his friends, especially Lewis, and he always stands up for them when they are being bullied or taken advantage of.

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Voice Actor of Snot in American Dad

Curtis Armstrong voices the character of Snot in the popular animated television series American Dad. Armstrong is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor who is best known for his role as Booger in the 1980s movie franchise Revenge of the Nerds. He also appeared in Risky Business, Better Off Dead, and Ray Donovan. In American Dad, his character of Snot provides comedic relief with his awkwardness and unrequited love for Hayley Smith.

Number of Nerd Movies

There are four movies in the Revenge of the Nerds series. The first movie, Revenge of the Nerds, was released in 1984 and was directed by Jeff Kanew. The sequel, Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise, followed in 1987 and was directed by Joe Roth. The third installment, Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation, was released in 1992 and was directed by Roland Mesa. Finally, Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love came out in 1994 and was also directed by Joe Roth.

Is Dudley Moore Still Married?

No, Dudley Moore is not currently married. He was married four times in his life, first to Suzy Kendall from 1968 to 1972, then to Tuesday Weld from 1975 to 1980, then to Brogan Lane from 1988 to 1991, and finally to Nicole Rothschild from 1994 until 1998. Moore passed away in 2002 at the age of 66.

The Meaning Behind the Name Booger

Booger McFarland’s nickname originated when he was a child due to his mischievous behavior. He was known to get into a lot of trouble which led to him being given the nickname “Booger”. This nickname stuck and has been used ever since, even now in his professional career as a sports analyst.

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Is Booger Still Alive?

No, Booger (also known as Mike Shaw) is no longer alive. He passed away on September 11, 2010, in Marquette, Michigan at the age of 53. His death was a shock to his family and friends and has left a lasting impact on those who knew him. He will always be remembered for his unique sense of humor and good nature.

What is Snot’s Last Name?

Snot’s last name is Edouard. He was born Edy Junior Edouard on December 16, 1997 in New York City, U.S. His stage name is derived from his given name “Edy”. He is an American rapper and songwriter who has released several singles, including “Cha Cha” and “Gassed Up”. His music style is often classified as trap or cloud rap. In 2020, he signed a deal with Atlantic Records and released his debut album, Gassed Up.

Is ‘American Dad’ Located in Quahog?

No, American Dad is not in Quahog. In the crossover event, the Smith family from American Dad moves into Cleveland’s old house in Quahog, making them the Griffins’ new neighbors. This is the only interaction between the two shows in this crossover, with no other characters crossing between the two locations.

The Origin of the Term ‘Nerd’

The first nerd is widely considered to be Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. In 1950, he published a book called “If I Ran the Zoo”, which featured a creature named the “nerd”. This character was described as an “unpleasant creature” who was too smart for his own good, often wearing glasses and acting awkward around others. The term quickly caught on among children of the time and spread to their older siblings, who further refined it to mean smeone who was overly studious and socially awkward. Since then, nerd has become a common term used to describe someone who is passionate about their interests and hobbies.

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Is ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ Appropriate for Children?

Revenge of the Nerds is a classic comedy that is generally suitable for 14+ year olds. It carries a message of acceptance and encourages viewers to celebrate intelligence, which can be an important lesson for teens. While it does contain some adult content such as full body female nudity, drinking, bear breasts, sexual scenes, strong language (including the use of ‘f–k’, ‘s–t’, ‘ass’ and ‘b—h’), smoking and drinking, this content is presented in a humorous way that may make it easier for 14+ year olds to digest. Ultimately though, parents shuld use their own discretion when deciding whether or not this movie is appropriate for their children.

The Nerdiness of Peter Parker

Yes, Peter Parker is a nerd. Since his first appearance in Marvel’s Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962, Peter Parker has been depicted as an intelligent and bookish science enthusiast. He is described as being a “bookworm” by his aunt May and is shown to have an immense knowledge of physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, engineering, and other sciences. He is also known for his quick wit and sharp intellect. Despite the changing definition of what it means to be a nerd over the last few decades, Peter’s nerdy traits remain constant throughout the comics.


Dudley “Booger” Dawson has become an iconic character from the Revenge of the Nerds film series. Originally portrayed by Curtis Armstrong, Booger is a college student who often uses his wit and intelligence to get out of difficult situations. He also displays a great deal of loyalty to his friends, and is always willing to lend a helping hand when needed. Booger has been featured in all four movies of the series, as well as making guest appearances in oher popular media. He is beloved by many fans, who appreciate his comedic timing and charm. Booger will undoubtedly stay in our hearts for years to come.

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William Armstrong

William Armstrong is a senior editor with H-O-M-E.org, where he writes on a wide variety of topics. He has also worked as a radio reporter and holds a degree from Moody College of Communication. William was born in Denton, TX and currently resides in Austin.