In this very special Mother’s Day episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Mary Rodgers’ mother-daughter body-swap classic, Freaky Friday!
For this episode, we read and watched:
- Mary Rodgers’ original 1972 novel.
- The 1976 movie, directed by Gary Nelson, written by Rodgers, and starring Jodie Foster and Barbara Harris. Watch it on iTunes and Amazon.
- The 1995 TV movie, directed by Melanie Mayron, and starring Gaby Hoffman and Shelley Long. Watch it on YouTube.
- The 2003 movie, directed by Mark Waters, written by Heather Hach and Leslie Dixon, and starring Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis. Watch it on iTunes and Amazon.
- Body swap appearances in media
- Vice Versa: A Lesson to Fathers by Thomas Anstey Guthrie
- The Freaky Friday musical, 2016, adapted into a TV movie for the Disney Channel in 2018
- Richard Rodgers (of Rodgers & Hammerstein) and Adam Guettel
- Once Upon a Mattress
- Taylor Negron
- Heather Hach and the Legally Blonde musical
- Rosalind Chao
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