hit the high spots

[hit the high spots] {v. phr.} To consider, mention, or see onlythe more important parts of something such as a book, war, or schoolcourse.

In his lecture, the speaker hit the high spots of hissubject.

The first course in general science hits only the highspots of the physical sciences.

The Bakers went to the fair forone day, and only hit the high spots.