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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Sara Barnes
Katie Volding ...
Emilio Borelli ...
Miles
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Tuttle
Jason Lansing ...
Johnny
Joshua Boyd ...
Ryan
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Gwen Patroni
Niles Calloway ...
Charlie
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Passing Kid (as Sean Donahuoe)
Nicole Bailey ...
Pretty Girl
Rachel Duncan ...
Judy
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Natalie
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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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When Sarah confronts PAT at the locked room she has her goggles on her forehead, but when she runs into the other room her goggles are around her neck. See more »

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Angie: Do you think you can at least manage some piggy tails?
Nick: [Puzzled] Uhmm...
Angie: [Refering to a party] Come on let's go, Were late enough as it is.
Nick: What about your hair?
Angie: I'll just look like a freak! What else is new?
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References Green Acres (1965) See more »

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C'est La Vie
Performed by B*Witched
Written by Edele Lynch, Keavy Lynch, Lindsay Armaou (as Lindsay Armou),
Sinéad O'Carroll (as Sinead O'Carrol), Ray Hedges, Martin Brannigan and Tracy Ackerman
Published by Sugarfree Music/Buck's Music, Chrysalis Music (ASCAP), BMG Songs, Inc. (ASCAP) d/b/o 19 Music Ltd.,
Polygram Music Publishing, Inc.
B*Witched provided courtesy of Sony Music (UK) Limited
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Family giggle galore!
3 July 2004 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Nick Cooper (Kevin Kilner) is a widower trying to raise two children, Ryan and Katie. Ryan, who misses his real mother very much, has a head for computers. When a contest is announced for a family to win a computer controlled house, Ryan secretly enters his family. They win! Nick is a bit reluctant to make the move until he gets a look at the home's attractive designer, Sara. Deciding to give it a whirl, Nick, Ryan and Katie begin living in the "smart" house. What could go wrong? Plenty.

This movie falls into the realm of good, clean fun. The house "talks", with a voice brought to life by Katey Sagal; consider her a kinder, gentler "big brother". The children are charming and intriguing while the film contains a romance, which should please the adult viewers. Families searching for nice films for a wintery Saturday night at home should consider this one. It is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.


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