In the most in-depth television documentation of the lives of Little People, the series follows the Roloffs - an extraordinary family composed of both little and average-sized people. Over ... See full summary »
In the most in-depth television documentation of the lives of Little People, the series follows the Roloffs - an extraordinary family composed of both little and average-sized people. Over six months and for 10 hours per day, the series captured the family's everyday successes and struggles. The result is an intimate view of life as a Little Person. Parents Matt and Amy Roloff are both little people - 4 feet tall - but they are determined to succeed in a world that isn't always accepting of differences. Matt has risen through the ranks of the business world, closing deals with some of Silicon Valley's most well-known companies. After being laid off, Matt decided to pursue his dream of owning his own business. Originally a stay-at-home mom but now holding down two jobs, Amy has raised four children: 15-year-old twins, Jeremy and Zach (Jeremy is average height and Zach is a little person), 12-year-old Molly and 8-year-old Jacob. Together they own and operate Roloff Farms, a sprawling 34... Written by
Another show exploiting children. They pretend that this is to educate people, but sadly what they portray are little people parents who would rather put their kids to work than support them. Matt is constantly using his LP status as an excuse, for drunk driving, for breaking laws for construction, for whining about his alleged miserable childhood, for not having a real job. Jeremy pretends to be about tolerance but spends his myspace time making racist and homophobic comments and taking homophobic pictures. The family trashes poor Jacob because he dares to have feelings, questioning the masculinity of a child. He is also physically abused by his brothers. The "farm" is not that and it's unsafe in many ways. The family cries poverty while adding nearly a million in improvements to the home and taking expensive vacations. They do a gross disservice to LPs everywhere.
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