Will (Max Morrow) is a boy so traumatized by his mother's death that he retreats into silence. One day he meets Randall, a friendly but flatulent talking goose, who helps him regain his voice. However he soon discovers that the school principal, Congreve Maddox (Chevy Chase), is fattening up the goose in preparation for the Gourmand Gastronomique, a Christmas cooking competition. Will and his friends hatch a plan to kidnap Congreve's mother for ransom and the caper begins...Canadian Connection: Filmed in Calgary, Alberta; some cast members are Canadian.
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Alex Brown, Colin Neale, Wendy Hill-Tout
Screenplay: Charles Dennis