Jake lets the children play at his home and tells stories of his role in the civil rights movement. A developer wants to have the elderly Jake evicted from his home to increase real estate value, so the kids decide to go on a bath strike.

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Charlotte Bildmore
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William McPhie
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Alice McPhie
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Bud Bildmore
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Jim Mapp ...
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Carlton Bluford ...
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Danny
Anne Cullimore Decker ...
Judge Bowman (as Anne Decker)
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Frank Layden ...
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Jake lets the children play at his home and tells stories of his role in the civil rights movement. A developer wants to have the elderly Jake evicted from his home to increase real estate value, so the kids decide to go on a bath strike.

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Keagan McPhie: There's got to be a way to get their attention, a way they can't ignore us.
[Millie laughs]
Keagan McPhie: What?
Millie McPhie: We could always not take any baths.
Danny: Oh yeah my dad would go for that, sure.
Keagan McPhie: Wait a minute. That's actually not a bad idea. It hurts no one, but it would most certainly make people take notice.
Alex: You mean it would make people hold their noses!
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Great story that helps people understand the importance of individuals
28 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a great story that the entire family can sit down and enjoy together without the fear of offensive language, gratuitous sex or violence. The story is a little far fetched, but like most movies, if you will suspend your disbelief you'll find yourself rallying around the kids who refuse to take baths. It's fun to see a guest appearance by former Utah Jazz basketball coach Frank Layden in a "Larry King" type of role. The best part is the movie makes you think about how you treat others and that there are just some things, no matter what, that are wrong and others that are just right. Overall a great family flick that doesn't require a lot in the way of analyzation.


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