“I want my two dollars!” Throughout the 1985 movie Better Off Dead, the paperboy pops up everywhere demanding his $2. Better Off Dead starred John Cusack as a teenager whose girlfriend breaks up with him shortly before Christmas, and he decides he’d be better off dead. He makes several half-hearted attempts at suicide, with all of them failing comically. Throughout the movie, the paperboy keeps popping up asking for his $2.
Enjoy this look back at the first time the paperboy shows up demanding, “I want my two dollars!”