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Parker Lewis Can't Lose 

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For a cool high school kid and his friends, thwarting authority figures and other enemies is not a problem.
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Parker Lloyd Lewis 73 episodes, 1990-1993
...  Mikey Randall 73 episodes, 1990-1993
Troy W. Slaten ...  Jerry Steiner 73 episodes, 1990-1993
...  Principal Grace Musso 72 episodes, 1990-1993
...  Shelly Lewis 70 episodes, 1990-1993
...  Larry Kubiac 66 episodes, 1990-1993
...  Frank Lemmer 45 episodes, 1990-1992
...  Mr. Martin Lewis 32 episodes, 1990-1993
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Trendy high school student Parker Lewis (a character similar to Ferris Bueller), for whom, as suggested by his motto, "Not a problem," nothing is impossible. Like his best buds Mikey Randall and Jerry Steiner, and his girlfriend Annie Sloane, his prime concern is achieving and maintaining coolness during the turbulent years of puberty. However, their efforts keep being thwarted by Parker's little sister, Shelly, and principal Grace Musso. Apart from various aspects of teenage life, embedded in a wealth of cartoon-like special effects and camera trickery, an episode regularly contains more or less subtle references to movies, politics, and celebrities. Written by Peter Zweers <peterz@pi.net>

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Pop-punk band Fall Out Boy released a song titled "Parker Lewis Can't Lose (But I'm Gonna Give It My Best Shot)" on their 2002 debut album "Fall Out Boy's Evening Out With Your Girlfriend." See more »

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Parker Lewis: Gentlemen, synchronize Swatches!
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During the credits, we hear Jerry Steiner say while he's still trapped in a locker, "Mr. Lewis? Mr. Randall? Mr. Phillips? Hello?" See more »

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Referenced in Ferris Bueller: Ferris Bueller Can't Win (1990) See more »

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A witty, insightful series but with the right dose of humour
11 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

A superb series which only lasted for three seasons. Each episode was meaningful and whilst there were sight gags, the series developed into monologues about relationships, which was handled in a humorous and witty manner. The characters evolved and in particular, Kubiac went from being a brute to someone with a three dimensional character who actually had feelings and emotions.


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