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Spot (Lane) is a dog who can talk and read. Posing as a human, he sneaks into school with his master Leonard (Flemming). Educational adventures ensue.

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Storyline

Leonard is a 4th grader; his mother, Mrs. Mary Lou Helperman, is his teacher, and has been nominated for a teaching award. They plan a trip to Florida for the finals, but need to leave their dog, Spot, behind. Unknown to Mrs. Helperman, Spot has been masquerading as a boy, Scott, who is her star pupil. Spot wants nothing more than to be a real boy, and sees a way to this when mad scientist Ivan Krank appears on the Barry Anger show. Krank thinks he can turn animals into humans. Conveniently, his lab is right down the street from where the Helpermans are staying, so Spot, as Scott (and the rest of his family) convinces Mary Lou to take him along. Spot becomes a man, but discovers it's not everything he ever dreamed of after all. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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A musical tail about one dog's dream of becoming a boy. See more »


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Rated PG for some mildly crude humor | See all certifications »

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16 January 2004 (USA)  »

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Disney's Teacher's Pet  »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,602,245 (USA) (16 January 2004)

Gross:

$6,491,350 (USA) (2 April 2004)
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Trivia

If you look in the background of the "I Wanna Be a Boy" song, when Spot/Scott is on his skateboard, you will see a billboard for the Barry Anger Show, which proves to be important to the plot later on. See more »

Goofs

The first time the crocodile-boy's eye falls out, it's his left eye. All other times, it's his right. See more »

Quotes

Ivan Krank: It's alive. IT'S ALIVE. That's a good start.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits or title cards except the Walt Disney Pictures logo. See more »

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Spoofs Lady and the Tramp (1955) See more »

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Mambo del Perro
Music and Lyrics by Stephen James Taylor
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Funny, smart and more adult-oriented.
11 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The person who wrote the review that this wasn't up to Disney standards must be an elementary school student. The truth is that this movie ranks up there with Emperor's New Groove and Lilo & Stitch as the best non-Pixar Disney movie since Lion King.

The animation is top quality based on the drawings of that guy--whose name escapes me at the moment--responsible for the drawings on the Cranium games, among other things. The songs, especially the opening number Want to be a Boy, are better than anything since Little Mermaid.

The writing is far above the heads of many kids, directed just as much at adults as children. Even a quick animated view of a woman losing her clothes and standing in her underwear is included to show that this isn't just for the young set. Don't believe the ratings. This is a great cartoon that deserves a sequel. And while we're at it, how about putting the TV show on Disney Channel instead of Toon Disney so more people can enjoy it.


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