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When 14-year-old Leo's mom Tasha Dooley marries billionaire inventor Donald Davenport, he moves up in the world, but neither he nor his mom in their wildest dreams imagine that Leo will soon find three bionic super-powered teenagers - Adam, Bree and Chase - living within a secret lab beneath the inventor's expansive home. Now Leo has three older "siblings" to watch out for him while he introduces them to the outside world. School life and super-adventures await them all. Written by
Running gags call for Donald (Hal Sparks) to be called "out-of-shape" and Chase (Billy Unger) to be called a weakling nerd; however, these are arguably the two most in-shape athletic people in the show (only approached by Kelli Berglund's accomplishments as a multi-style dancer). Hal Sparks practices kung fu and has earned several martial art black-belts while Billy studies and participates in extreme martial arts, advanced stunting, motocross, surfing and skateboarding. These two provide most of Lab Rats' physical comedy, with their physical agility making it look easy. See more »
The world's first bionic superhumans. They're stronger than us, faster, smarter... The next generation of the human race is...
...living in my basement?
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Lab Rats is hands-down the most entertaining Disney XD show out there in my opinion. Lab Rats has a great combination of comedy, adventure and superpowers. The name may not do the series justice and might give you know idea on what the series is about. But Lab Rats has an awesome plot.
The show is flipping hilarious for a Disney show. The funniest characters to me are Leo(Williams), Dr.Davenport(Sparka) and Eddy(forgot who plays him.). It tells jokes that for once not only little Disney kids can laugh at. Funny moments that are actually clever, not dry and overused.
The overall plot is jokes and a seemingly normal sitcom show. The story is based on 13/14 year old Leo Dooley who with his Mom, moves into his new super-rich new Dad's house. He discovers 3 bionic super-human teenagers with bionic superpowers and abilities in his basement. Leo learns to get used to life with his cool bionic friends, his billionaire step-dad and they go on crazy adventures in school, home and when the team goes on missions to save the world.
Leo and the Trio get into plenty of silly adventures and try not to get in trouble or reveal their bionic secrets. Adam has super strength, Bree has super speed and Chase has super smarts, the 3 S' of Superpowers! They can also do other things.
Leo is young and has no abilities. He's mischievous, clumsy and reckless and useless if not the cause of the problems the gang has many times at first. Nonetheless, Leo is the star of the show and although there are very very few scenarios in which he provides anything useful in combat, he's the one that holds the story in place and matures over the story until he becomes part of the group and eventually the guardian of Adam, Bree and Chase when his step-dad Dr.Davenport is absent. He teaches the "Lab Rats" to have normal lives as regular teenagers and have fun, but tries to keep the out of trouble at times. They save one another's lives at different points in the show.
The plot in most of season 1 is funny and entertaining, but season 2 is when it gets much more serious. They make enemies and meet foes who seem nice but aren't who they appear to be. The Lab Rats discover more about their past and about their abilities in hope to master them. They struggle between normal life and saving the world.
So overall this show has a great plot, decent comedy and plenty of superpowers and action! It's a show that signals much-needed change in Disney shows. It's not perfect, but there are bound to be a few bad jokes here and there, they can't all be winners. Unfortunately, the show is in some ways, low-budget which is demonstrated mostly in scenes with special effects. Overall, it comes down to judging this show with all things considered. And all things considered, it is a Disney XD show. Any issues that might be considered major defects in the score are issues every single last one Disney Sitcom has, being why I grant this show a 10/10!
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