Bo Burnham and Elsie Fisher say sit far away from your parents during 'Eighth Grade'

The star and director also answered questions from real 8th graders.
3:26 | 07/19/18

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Transcript for Bo Burnham and Elsie Fisher say sit far away from your parents during 'Eighth Grade'
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