Basically a BBC made "The Monkees" for the year 2000 and beyond. Borrowing heavily from "The Monkees" (1966) as well as Peter Engel's creations (such as "Saved By The Bell" (1989)), the S ...
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Basically a BBC made "The Monkees" for the year 2000 and beyond. Borrowing heavily from "The Monkees" (1966) as well as Peter Engel's creations (such as "Saved By The Bell" (1989)), the S Club 7 are seven high energy, big personality, easy on the eyes British youths packaged for stardom through albums, television series and the occasional BBC special. The first of their projects to reach the Americas is "S Club 7 in Miami." In it their London manager, tired of his inability to get them off his back and into paying work, promises them a cushy thirteen week gig as the house band at an ultra fashionable Miami resort hotel. Only after they've moved in do they realize that their miserly new boss, Howard Borlotti, sees them more as slave labor then entertainers. In addition to their playful antics, wacky hi-jinx, and zany fun, each episode features a musical performance by the group. Written by
The Monkees were a good show in their day, but this show is better. Unlike The Monkees and The Partridge Family, S Club 7 don't pretend to play instruments, they just sing and dance. It would be easy to dismiss them as a musical group because they were formed for the show, but when you hear them perform on the show you find out how good their music is. They usually perform one number every episode, mainly from songs that are on their cd. They're also very energetic in their comedic performances and it makes for an entertaining half hour. It is a kids show and it doesn't require deep thinking, but I think people will be suprised at how talented the group is.
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