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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Pat
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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 the party is over, the girl in the maroon shirt runs out of the house twice. See more »

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Sara: No, its okay. I should go home and feed my pet rat.
Angie: You have a rat?
Sara: Yes, his name is Butler. Get it, Rat Butler?
Angie: [pause]
Sara: Sorry, wrong generation. I hate showing my age.
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References Beauty and the Beast (1991) 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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Cute, but . . .
10 March 2004 | by (Providence, RI) – See all my reviews

A cute little Disney feature. In fact, "cute" says it all; Kevin Kilner as the father is very cute indeed, and the romance between him and Jessica Steen (the creator of the Smart House in the title) is adorable. And the kids, of course, are very sweet. But the plot is achingly wheezy; even a couple of references to Kubrick's 2001 can't save it. The best thing about it is the ever-enjoyable Katey Sagal, who voices the Smart House and who never fails to entertain. The other actors - notwithstanding their adorability - seem to be sleepwalking through the script. This might be a good choice for a rainy afternoon and a houseful of kids - but it would be best to have a couple of other movies in your pocket at the same time.


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