Scott is a young boy on a struggling basketball team. He is desperately seeking another girl who just doesn't seem to notice him, until he begins turning into a wolf. Once this change occurs and it is accepted at school and social events, Scott turns into the most liked and talked about person in town. He gets the girl and the basketball team is doing great, but he begins to want things to be back to normal.

Cast overview, first billed only:

Michael J. Fox .... Scott Howard
James Hampton .... Harold Howard
Susan Ursitti .... Lisa 'Boof' Marconi
Jerry Levine .... Rupert 'Stiles' Stilinski
Matt Adler .... Lewis
Lorie Griffin .... Pamela Wells
Jim McKrell .... Vice Principal Rusty Thorne (as Jim MacKrell)
Mark Arnold .... Mick McAllister
Jay Tarses .... Coach Bobby Finstock

Mark Holton .... Chubby

Scott Paulin .... Kirk Lolley
Elizabeth Gorcey .... Tina
Melanie Manos .... Dina

Doug Savant .... Brad
Charles Zucker .... Malcolm