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Timmy Taylor and his two friends, Stevie and Buddy capture escaped convict Carl Banks (Jim Varney) and hold him hostage in their treehouse over the weekend so that Timmy can use Carl as his... See full summary »

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Timmy Taylor and his two friends, Stevie and Buddy capture escaped convict Carl Banks (Jim Varney) and hold him hostage in their treehouse over the weekend so that Timmy can use Carl as his current event project at school on Monday. The boys then find that Carl is mixed up in a counterfeiting ring that could spell trouble for them too. Written by van_whistler@hotmail.com

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It takes an entire police force to look for an escaped convict...And a group of ten-year-olds to catch him.

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Rated PG for mild language and crude humor | See all certifications »

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24 September 1999 (USA)  »

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Le prisonnier en fuite  »

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Trivia

Jim Varney's character is seen to be wearing 2 vintage Casio G-Shock watches. 1 being a DW-5900, and the other being a DW-6900. See more »

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Stevie's hair during the treehouse courtroom scene. See more »

Quotes

Timmy Taylor: [the boys find out Principal Ott is Carl's old boss who had him turned in] Ott the Snot! I mean, Principal Snot, I mean...
Principal Ott: Timmy Taylor...
Carl Banks: You two know each other?
Boys: He's our principal!
Carl Banks: [to Ott] They let you work with kids?
Principal Ott: Who would ever suspect an elementary school principal?
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Performed by Kristina Hamilton
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Awesome Kids Movie
30 December 1999 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

I am the father of a six year old boy and he loves this film. I even like watching it when my son is not with me. I recommend that every parent buy this movie. It will likely be more attractive to boys but I challenge you as a parent to rent it and watch it. It could easily be qualified to be a Disney film (Obviously Disney had nothing to do with it, just that it is a great wholesome movie).


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