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Smart House (1999)

TV-G | | Comedy, Drama, Family | TV Movie 26 June 1999
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A teenager wins a fully-automated dream house in a competition, but soon the computer controlling it begins to take over and everything gets out of control. Then teenage Ben must calm the computer named PAT.

Director:

LeVar Burton

Writers:

William Hudson (as William R. Hudson), Stu Krieger
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Kilner ... Nick Cooper
Ryan Merriman ... Ben Cooper
Katey Sagal ... Pat
Jessica Steen ... Sara Barnes
Katie Volding ... Angie Cooper
Emilio Borelli ... Miles
Paul Linke ... Tuttle
Jason Lansing ... Johnny
Joshua Boyd ... Ryan
Raquel Beaudene ... Gwen Patroni
Niles Calloway ... Charlie
Sean P. Donahue ... Passing Kid (as Sean Donahuoe)
Nicole Bailey Nicole Bailey ... Pretty Girl
Rachel Duncan Rachel Duncan ... Judy
Susan Haskell ... Natalie
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Storyline

A 13-year-old boy wins a computerized house manned by a cyborg maid named PAT. When he and his dad move into the house, he figures that his dad will cease considering re-marrying since the house and PAT can handle all of the cooking and cleaning chores. However, his father soon shows an interest in the computer programmer. This sets the boy into tinkering with PAT's program and setting in motion a too-wife (and mother)-like nagging robot. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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When The Computer At Home Has Opinions Of Her Own!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 June 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Casa Inteligente See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Alan Sacks Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Did You Know?

Goofs

During the interview when the lady reporter asks a question she doesn't have a microphone, but when she asks a second question she has a microphone, and when it goes to all the reporters laughing she doesn't have a microphone. See more »

Quotes

Angie: OK, I'm sorry, I didn't mean to make you mad.
Ben: Next time, you should think before you open your mouth!
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Connections

References Beauty and the Beast (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Slam Dunk
Performed by Five
Composed by Denniz Pop, Max Martin (as Martin Sandberg), Herbie Crichlow (as Herbert Crichlow),
Jacob Schulze
Published by BMG Songs, Inc. (ASCAP) on behalf of Cheiron Songs/BMS Music Publishing Scandinavia AB.
Also published by Zomba Enterprises, Inc./Grantsville Publishing, Ltd. (Admin.) by Zomba Enterprises,
Inc. (ASCAP) (for United States and Canada)/Grantsville Publishing, Ltd. (Administered by Zomba Music Publishers,
, Ltd. for the rest of the world) and Mega Scandinavia A/S.
Five provided courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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better than usual Disney material
26 December 2000 | by Zane-05See all my reviews

Hmmmm, why don't people seem to like this movie? I think it's one of the better made-for-Disney-Channel films in the last couple of years. After seeing how good Ryan Merriman was in Deep End, I was looking forward to Smart House and I wasn't disappointed. Hopefully, Ryan can do another Disney film in 2001.


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