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I'll begin my case for the Adam Sandler raunch-fest That's My Boy by referencing one of the greatest movies ever made, and one which has probably been often used to defend what's perceived as low-art many times before -- Sullivan's Travels. In that classic, comedy director John Sullivan becomes embarrassed about his low brow comedies like Ants in the Pants (a potential title for a Sandler movie if there ever was one) and goes out to live among America's homeless so that he can direct a more "serious" effort for the common man, O Brother Where Art Thou? As is prone to happen to a penniless hobo, Sullivan ends up in jail by the end of the movie, spending more time than he bargained for...

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