Wayne Szalinski is a clumsy genius who comes up with new gadgets and experiments all the time, but something usually goes wrong and gets Wayne and his family into trouble, danger and fantastical adventure.
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 Wayne Szalinski / ... (66 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Diane Szalinski / ... (66 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Amy Szalinski / ... (66 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Nick Szalinski / ... (65 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Chief Jake McKenna / ... (30 episodes, 1998-2000)
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Wayne Szalinski is a clumsy genius who comes up with new gadgets and experiments all the time, but something usually goes wrong and gets Wayne and his family into trouble, danger and fantastical adventure.

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1 September 1997 (USA)  »

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Liebling, ich habe die Kinder geschrumpft: Die Serie  »

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Thomas Dekker would later go on to star as John Connor in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008). See more »

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ha ha funny or weird funmny
8 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

The kids are well casted, the parents are loving and humorous. They are truly better casted than the movie. The characters do a fantastic job, and they work. They're compatable, they have loving moments. Even though the fathers problematic inventions can make plans go awry, they make it through and with pleasantly funny moments. The best episode is the one where the father joins a Canadian spy mission, and so does the family. They actually shrunk the moon.


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