Adventures of Louie Anderson as a child, growing up with his sweet-hearted mother, his loud and war crazed father, his 10 siblings, and children at school who love to tease him.


Louie Anderson




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5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »




Series cast summary:
Louie Anderson ...  Andy Anderson (Dad) / ... 38 episodes, 1995-1998
Edie McClurg ...  Ora Anderson (Mom) 38 episodes, 1995-1998
Justin Shenkarow ...  Michael Grunewald / ... 35 episodes, 1995-1998
Miko Hughes ...  Tommy Anderson 34 episodes, 1995-1998
Debi Derryberry ...  Jeannie Harper 33 episodes, 1995-1998
Justin Jon Ross ...  Toddler 21 episodes, 1996-1998
Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ...  Gus / ... 17 episodes, 1995-1998
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Adventures of Louie Anderson as a child, growing up with his sweet-hearted mother, his loud and war crazed father, his 10 siblings, and children at school who love to tease him.

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The cartoon became a massive cult favorite in Eastern Europe and Russia, due to its repeated showings during the 2000s and good quality dubbing work, and also thanks to the wide availability of the children's channel Fox Kids/Jetix, which ran the series. This cartoon station was hugely popular in Europe due to other kids' networks (Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network) being either unavailable, having bad coverage or suffering from technical errors. Many viewers were also attracted to the show's grounded humor and characters, which stood out among some of the more outlandish cartoons that aired at the time. People from those countries who grew up around the 2000s consider the show one of the most cherished animated series ever, and many of its jokes are quoted to this day. In a 2016 interview, Louie Anderson claimed he had 300,000 Twitter followers from those regions alone. In comparison, the show is mostly forgotten in the United States. Even here on IMDb, statistics show that most of the show's high ratings came from outside the US. See more »


Andy Anderson: Louie! Check the Santa. Make sure it's grounded!
Louie: Make sure you're grounded!
Andy Anderson: I heard that!
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Alternate Versions

The first season had real life introductions featuring Louie Anderson discussing something he did as a child, etc. and that's usually what the episode was about. When second season came, the introductions were replaced with an opening and theme song. See more »


Featured in The X-Files: Emily (1997) See more »

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My favorite show on Fox!
13 May 2005 | by TheComputerNerdSee all my reviews

When this cartoon came on Fox, it was on in 1995 when I was 11 years old and I was in the sixth grade. Fox had some good shows like Eek! the cat, Goosebumps, and the original TMNT. I remember getting up on Saturday mornings to watch cartoons, that's when cartoons were something worth watching compared to what's on TV today. Today's Saturday morning cartoons does stinks since ABC stopped showing like The Bugs and Tweety Show which aired for fourteen years until the show was canceled in 2000 for new crap like Nothing but Raven, Lilo and Stitch, The Proud Family, Lizzie Mcguire, etc. Recess were on ABC but not anymore. On Fox, there are like three cartoons worth watching and the shows are One Piece (which is like an anime type show), Sonic X, The new Teenage Mutuant Ninja Turtles. Those are the only shows currently worth watching on Fox. Well, enough of my ranting. Life with Louie is about comedian Louie Anderson's life growing up in a family with 10 siblings, a loud and war crazed father, an annoying little brother named Tommy, and a sweet mother. I remember he had only one friend, the friend's name was Jeanne. The rest of the kids just make fun of him at school and he didn't like it. I don't know why Fox did cancel this show, it was a pretty good show and now Fox, ABC, CBS, and WB! show nothing but stupid shows on Saturday mornings.

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18 June 1995 (USA) See more »

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