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And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird (1991)

Two inventor brothers create a working robot that is also inhabited by the spirit of their dead father.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Carson
Josh Carson (as Joshua Miller)
Edan Gross ...
Max Carson
Walter Kotzwinkle
Sam Behrens ...
Steve Franklin
Matthew Carson / Newman (voice)
Alice Woods
Beth Allen
Eric Walker ...
Dwayne Kotswinkle
Bill Smillie ...
Henry Kilbrandt
Mike Abbott
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Susan Brecht ...
Computer Teacher


Two boys follow in their late father's footsteps by inventing weird and wonderful gadgets. Trouble lies ahead when, after a Halloween party, the spirit of their father ends up in the latest invention, a robot. Written by Ben McCarthy <benm@aban.demon.co.uk>

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Release Date:

15 November 1991 (USA)  »

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And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird!  »

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$402,539 (USA)

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Alan Thicke provided the voice of "Newman". Perhaps a nod to his previous role in the film "Not Quite Human" which released 4 years prior. See more »

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Scared me as a child.
25 April 2002 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful heartfelt movie. All the children as well as Alan Thick gave super performances. Definitely something you could watch with the whole family. If you liked the Not Quite Human series I'd recommend this.

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