Brendon Small, an ambitious eight-year-old filmmaker, shoots movies in his basement with his two best friends, while coming to terms with adolescence, life, and relationships.
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Brendon Small ...
 Brendon Small / ... (52 episodes, 1999-2004)
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 Jason Penopolis / ... (52 episodes, 1999-2004)
Melissa Bardin Galsky ...
 Melissa Robbins / ... (52 episodes, 1999-2004)
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 Ronald Lynch (50 episodes, 1999-2004)
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 Paula Small / ... (47 episodes, 2001-2004)
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TV series about the life of Brendon Small, an eight-year-old visionary who, using his friends Jason and Melissa as actors, have managed to direct over a thousand homemade films. His parents are divorced, but it doesn't feel strange since so many other kids' parents are divorced. His friend Jason actually feels upset because his parents are still together. At school, he is taught soccer by his coach John McGirk, or as he calls him, "that weird Irish guy". Written by radioactive

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The costume that Melissa wears in "Coffins and Cradles" closely resembles the Grim Reaper seen in various episodes of Dr Katz; another animated show created by Loren Bouchard. See more »

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In the third season episode titled "Broken Dreams", the lifeguard calls Mr. Lynch "Donald Lynch". In the same episode, the name "Ronald Lynch" appears printed on Mr. Lynch's personal check (stolen by McGuirk). See more »

Quotes

Jason: [into a walkie-talkie] Look, I'm just happy everybody's safe. Safety is the most important thing in the world.
Coach McGuirk: Brendan! Make this kid stop talking through that thing before I break it.
Jason: Brendan... make this guy kiss my ass, and then put on some deodorant... because of the stink coming from him.
[McGuirk smashes the walkie-talkie]
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Referenced in Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 3 (2007) See more »

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This show rules!
29 March 2003 | by (Flower Mound, Texas) – See all my reviews

Man, I've watched this show on Cartoon Network and I can't get enough.

I have several favorite episodes and characters and I've been told that they're gonna make a fourth season.

I especially like the older episodes with the old music... but all the episodes are good all in all.

Watch this show... you won't be disappointed.


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