A teenager wins a fully automated dream house in a competition, but soon the computer controlling it begins to take over and everything gets out of control, then Ben the teenager calms down the computer named Pat and everything goes back to normal.



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A 13 year old boy wins a computerized home manned by a cyborg maid named PAT. When he and his dad move into the house, he figures that his dad will cease considering re-marrying anyone since the house and PAT can handle all of the cooking and cleaning chores. However, his father soon shows an interest in the computer programmer. This sets the boy into tinkering with PAT's program and sets in motion a too wife (and mother)-like nagging robot. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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During the interview when the lady reporter asks a question she doesn't have a microphone, but when she asks a second question she has a microphone, and when it goes to all the reporters laughing she doesn't have a microphone. See more »


Angie: [to Sara] Are you a genius?
Ben: I've heard Geniuses are impossible to live with. They make everyone around them feel inferior.
Sara: You don't have to worry, I'm not that smart.
Ben: Oh no, you shouldn't sell yourself short, you should be proud of your big... giant brain.
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Spoofs 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »


The House Is Jumpin'
Performed by Barry Goldberg, John Philip Shenale, Sterling Smith
Vocals by Chan André
Written by Barry Goldberg and Jill Wisoff & Joel Diamond
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the best TV movie
5 August 2002 | by (Shelton,Washington) – See all my reviews

Disney should have brought this film to theaters because this is so good. the movie preety much explains its self a teenage boy wins a future house or known as Smart House. actors do a great job even though they're not well known. Cool special effects this movie is the best.

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