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Wizards of Waverly Place 

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The Russo family may be an ordinary family with an average restaurant, but behind close doors, all three children must compete to be the next family wizard.
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Series cast summary:
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"Wizards of Waverly Place" focuses on the Russos. A typical family, which includes a mom, Theresa Russo; a dad, Jerry Russo; a son, Justin Russo; a daughter, Alex Russo; and another son, Max Russo. The kids and the family live normal lives but what their friends don't know is the kids are wizards in training and the dad was a former wizard! Written by EMWII

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12 October 2007 (USA)  »

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Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin, and Jennifer Stone became good friends. See more »


When the sun rises during the opening credits, it goes to the north (upper left). In the northern hemisphere (series is set in New York City), the sun heads southwards just after sunrise. See more »


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enjoyable, funny, and goofy. What did you expect from a Disney show?
14 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

I really like Disney shows and i thought this one looked pretty good. I watched and i thought it was great! The plot is unique and reminds me of harry potter or phil of the future(which is good!) The show is funny and the acting is great. Little kids, especially girls will probably stick to shows like hannah montana because they like the whole popstar plot and stuff like that. But i could see a 12 or 13 year old liking this show. The characters in the shows are new faces to me and i think they're pretty talented. Even though is pretty good it might not make it far in Disney because not many people are watching it, but bad reviews shouldn't get the show cancelled because this show probably won't get bad reviews! I definitely recommend this to all Disney fans! I am also going to recommend this to all my friends!:)

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