A comedy in the spirit of "Saved by the Bell", "Running the Halls", "California Dreams", etc.: six students (4 Americans, a Brit and a German) go to "The American Academy of Paris", which ... See full summary »
A comedy in the spirit of "Saved by the Bell", "Running the Halls", "California Dreams", etc.: six students (4 Americans, a Brit and a German) go to "The American Academy of Paris", which is run by a stuffy British Headmaster, but who are taught by a gorgeous Dutch teacher. Hilarity ensues. Written by
Ian J. Ball <IJBall@aol.com>
Basically this is the same as every other Peter Engel show, except it's set in France (Well acted in front of a big picture of the eiffel tower anyway) Shallow, same plot lines and cringe-worthy its something i used to watch only when i was seriously bored out of my mind.
First of all there's a pervy Teacher Mr.Elliot and his barmy British daughter (Who has the worst English accent ever and why are we brits portrayed as posh and insane?) There's the pointless Miss french whats her name? Ditzy Lauren - can't act for toffee, the 'cute' guy, the German weirdo, the loud in your face Winnie, short, butt of all the jokes Laz, who is cuter than the others and not all that geeky and then there was some other dude who i can't remember the name of.
It was all so cheesy and fake and managed to cliché so many different nationality's i.e the English, Germans and the french or who most teens in American shows refer to as 'Europeans' despite the fact that Europe has over forty countries in it! They were allowed to share rooms boy and girl (Yeah, they'd do that at a strict academy?) and the episodes were always about dating, cars (Does every American teen drive when they hit sixteen?) and falling out with each other, it appeared they were all terrible actors.
I later saw James Madio (Laz) acting superbly in Band of Brothers and realized it was just the crap script that made his acting so bad.
Don't watch this.
PS- how lame is the theme tune?
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