Timmy is a bright boy but a lousy student. His teacher, Mrs. Stevens, has threatened to fail him. While he is supposed to be working on a current events project, he captures an escaped convict and holds the man hostage in his tree-house.

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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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Jim Varney was having complications during production of this film. Jim a heavy tobacco smoker, was diagnosed with lung cancer during production and refused to hault filming due to his illness. See more »

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

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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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Stupid
5 September 1999 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I hate this movie, it just bothers me. My little brother loves it and makes me watch it all the time and I am soo sick of it. It's probably a good movie for a little kid but is boring to mature people. I love Jim Varny, but he wastes his talent in this.


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