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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
4 October 1992 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Scott is an average teenager who's compared to his over achieving cousin Larry by his parents Walter and his anxious mom Beverly. Scott dreams of heroic or championship deeds, usually at the worst moments leading to embarrassment.
Awards:
4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Original, Hilarious, Cerebral...Doomed See more (2 total) »

Cast

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Tobey Maguire ... Scott Melrod (13 episodes, 1992)

Nancy Lenehan ... Beverly Melrod (13 episodes, 1992)

Kevin Connolly ... Larry O'Donnell (13 episodes, 1992)

Sarah Koskoff ... Nina Melrod (13 episodes, 1992)

Ray Baker ... Walter Melrod (13 episodes, 1992)

Todd Eric Valcourt ... Choir Bob (9 episodes, 1992)
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Series Directed by
Brad Silberling (5 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Writing credits
Michael Curtis (13 episodes, 1992)
Tom Gammill (3 episodes, 1992)
Max Pross (1 episode, 1992)

Series Produced by
Brad Silberling .... supervising producer (13 episodes, 1992)
Tom Gammill .... executive producer (5 episodes, 1992)
Tony Palermo .... associate producer (3 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Original Music by
Hummie Mann (5 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Cinematography by
Victor Goss (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Richard Schwadel (6 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Casting by
Sally Stiner (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Ninkey Dalton (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Mary Pat Avery .... post-production supervisor (13 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Art Department
Kevin Taylor .... painter (13 episodes, 1992)

Eric J. Bates .... property master (unknown episodes)
Christopher Neely .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Ulrika Akander .... production sound (13 episodes, 1992)

Douglas B. Arnold .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Marti D. Humphrey .... re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Timothy Pearson .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Larry Odien .... special mechanical effects assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Christopher Goss .... first assistant camera (13 episodes, 1992)
Scott W. Johnson .... grip (13 episodes, 1992)
Mark Pickens .... key grip (13 episodes, 1992)
Michael Yarish .... still photographer (3 episodes, 1992)

Craig Finetti .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joseph A. Kerezman .... costumer (2 episodes, 1992)

Jennifer Day Young .... set costumer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Alan Z. McCurdy .... assistant editor (13 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Music Department
Michael Dittrick .... music editor (unknown episodes)
Don Nemitz .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Sheldon Katz .... production accountant (13 episodes, 1992)
Helen Pinkston .... script supervisor (13 episodes, 1992)
Michael Kaliski .... assistant production coordinator (4 episodes, 1992)

Jeff Bye .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Bundy Chanock .... set medic (unknown episodes)
Bonnie Jordan .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Suzan Lowitz .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
 

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Original, Hilarious, Cerebral...Doomed, 9 November 2013

One of the most creative sit-coms in existence; a cross-between the Wonder Years, Malcolm in the Middle and Family Guy (did you think Seth was in any way original with the cut-aways? Nah...he's just hoping we didn't notice). Not having a laugh-track and the dead-pan delivery of the characters seemed to underscore the comedic writing; sometimes the humor built and built until one final punch-line just made one bust-out hysterically. An example being one episode where Scott (Toby MacGuire) is in art-class fantasizing he's a sultan being showered with gifts of crafts from his "popular" class-mates, who now happen to now be subservient to his will; as the gifts get more and more outlandish and the entire situation builds to a point where we're expecting some huge ending; the entire sketch stops with us realizing it was all a feverish hallucination to his reaction to the clay. The unfortunate reality is, at in an era when toilet-humor and race-baiting was the norm for success on FOX, this show never had a chance for success-- and we as a society are all the poorer for it.

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