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Big and Hairy (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Family | Fantasy | Sport  -  30 November 1998 (USA)
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A boy moves into a new town and has difficulty making friends, so he joins the basketball team. Initially experiencing little success, his popularity increases when he convinces a Sasquatch to join the team.

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Picasso Dewlap
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Ed Tibbetts
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Mr. Donovan
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Victor Dewlap
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Elizabeth Dewlap
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Father Bigfoot (as Adrian Hughes)
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A boy moves into a new town and has difficulty making friends, so he joins the basketball team. Initially experiencing little success, his popularity increases when he convinces a Sasquatch to join the team.

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Stuck in the Middle with You
Written by Gerald Rafferty and Joseph Egan
Performed by Russ Klyne
Published by PolyGram International Publishing Inc.
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Somewhat obscure....
9 September 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

In the grand tradition of Harry & the Hendersons and Air Bud, comes Big and Hairy, soon to be seen in an afternoon slot on a cable station near you. Much like Tammy & the T-Rex/Paper Brigade, B&H is one of those guilty pleasures you pop in the VCR when mama and papa bear are out getting plastered at the local pub.

Even though the lead characters name is Picasso, and some of the actors obviously skipped a few too many lessons, it's a good film for the young'uns. One particular casting flaw, however is in the form of Chilton Crane (who?) as Picasso's mom. She talks as though she's in a soap opera, walks like she has a pole lodged up her butt and makes really perplexed faces (note the scene where the family can 'hear something fishy'). She hit the films lowpoint, I just wish she'd hit herself. The BigFoot is pretty cool though, not as cheap as I'd expected. Underrated little gem, nice to see it received a DVD release.

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