Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his ... See full summary »

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Mr. Sturges, Vogel's Critic
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Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his former employer decides to try and make a profit by stealing the mechanical boy. Written by B.H. Yasuda <b_yasuda@hotmail.com>

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Chip: Dinner's ready.
Becky: I'm not hungry.
Chip: Are you upset because Brian is taking Erin to the dance?
Becky: Please just leave me alone.
Chip: I can take you to the dance.
Becky: That's all I need, a 400-pound robo-geek stepping all over my feet. No thanks. Now would you just go away a quit ruing my life, okay?
Chip: I didn't mean to ruin your life, Becky.
Becky: Yeah, well you have. Ever since you came into this family.
Chip: I'm sorry.
Becky: Just forget it. Look, I'm sorry if I hurt your feelings.
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Pretty lame
23 January 2006 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Pretty terrible little Disney film starring Jay Underwood as a robotic "son" engineered by Alan Thicke who proceeds to find himself engaged in "wonderfully imaginative" situations of "comic unfortunate...ness." unfortunately for us the film is a dire little copycat clone of other real-looking-robots-created-by-mad-scientists movies and the only thing that could have spiced up this film a bit and added some zest would have been if, at the end, Underwood unleashed a whole load of kick-butt on the entire cast and turned into a Terminator sent from the future to eliminate John Connor.

By the way, what happened to Jay Underwood? From "Uncle Buck" to straight-to-video fare such as "Road to Redemption" and commercials for toothpaste? Choosing a recurring role in this disappointing series may have something to do with his career shortcomings.


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