Sometimes, a bunch of little events occur at just the right time, which culminate into one big disaster. This day is one of those days, as Grace Musso's review is done surprisingly at Santo Domingo. ...
Once in a while a teacher comes around that not only keeps the class interested and entertained, but is able to get through to the students. Mr. Rips is such a teacher as he is able to teach in a way...
Trendy high school student Parker Lewis (a character similar to Ferris Bueller), for whom, as suggested by his motto, "Not a problem," nothing is impossible. Like his best buds Mikey Randall and Jerry Steiner, and his girlfriend Annie Sloane, his prime concern is achieving and maintaining coolness during the turbulent years of puberty. However, their efforts keep being thwarted by Parker's little sister, Shelly, and principal Grace Musso. Apart from various aspects of teenage life, embedded in a wealth of cartoon-like special effects and camera trickery, an episode regularly contains more or less subtle references to movies, politics, and celebrities. Written by
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On one episode, when Principal Musso was fired and replaced, The new principal asked Parker Lewis little sister her name. Not wanting the principal to know she was related to Parker, she told the principal her last name was Nemec, Parker Lewis character's real last name See more »
You listen. Listen to a public recital of the secret diary of Parker Lloyd Lewis, Kubiac's ceremony. Hahahahaha! Muahahahahahaha! Muahahahahahahahahaha!
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During the credits, we hear Jerry Steiner say while he's still trapped in a locker, "Mr. Lewis? Mr. Randall? Mr. Phillips? Hello?" See more »
I love it. I do. This, IMHO, is what a teenage/youth comedy should be. A perfect example of how a series can be intriguing, funny and yet explore the very real situations high school students come face to face with every day. And it does this without being crude, without offensive language etc. Having seen the series, some of the other similar series like Sweet valley high, Saved by the bell and, yes, Ferris Bueller (TV series) look like pale imitations and wannabes. Granted, Parker isn't for everyone. The surreal situations may alienate or simply bother some viewers. But it depends on the person.
Give it a try.
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