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Brendon Small, an ambitious eight-year-old filmmaker, shoots movies in his basement with his two best friends, while coming to terms with adolescence, life, and relationships.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Brendon Small Brendon Small ...  Brendon Small / ... 52 episodes, 1999-2004
H. Jon Benjamin ...  Jason Penopolis / ... 52 episodes, 1999-2004
Melissa Bardin Galsky Melissa Bardin Galsky ...  Melissa Robbins / ... 52 episodes, 1999-2004
Ron Lynch ...  Ronald Lynch 50 episodes, 1999-2004
Janine Ditullio Janine Ditullio ...  Paula Small / ... 47 episodes, 2001-2004
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Storyline

TV series about the life of Brendon Small, an eight-year-old visionary who, using his friends Jason and Melissa as actors, have managed to direct over a thousand homemade films. His parents are divorced, but it doesn't feel strange since so many other kids' parents are divorced. His friend Jason actually feels upset because his parents are still together. At school, he is taught soccer by his coach John McGirk, or as he calls him, "that weird Irish guy". Written by radioactive

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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| (13 episodes) | (52 episodes)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the Japanese dubbed version of the series, Brendon was renamed "Brandon", and Coach McGuirk's surname was changed to "McGuire". See more »

Goofs

In the third season episode titled "Broken Dreams", the lifeguard calls Mr. Lynch "Donald Lynch". In the same episode, the name "Ronald Lynch" appears printed on Mr. Lynch's personal check (stolen by McGuirk). See more »

Quotes

Coach McGuirk: I can't sleep, I have insomnia.
Melissa Robbins: What's that?
Coach McGuirk: You don't know what insomnia is?
Melissa Robbins: No.
Coach McGuirk: It's when you can't sleep.
Melissa Robbins: Did you try lying on your bed and, you know, having your eyes closed and just relaxing?
Coach McGuirk: Oh, that's genius Melissa. What a great idea. Let me write that down. So you're saying what I have to do to fall asleep, is go to sleep. Right? Is that what you're saying, Melissa? Good. 'Cause it's brilliant! You should write a book! You should give seminars, all right, you'll make millions of ...
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Referenced in Family Guy: Blue Harvest (2007) See more »

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This show rules!
29 March 2003 | by Tenchi64589See all my reviews

Man, I've watched this show on Cartoon Network and I can't get enough.

I have several favorite episodes and characters and I've been told that they're gonna make a fourth season.

I especially like the older episodes with the old music... but all the episodes are good all in all.

Watch this show... you won't be disappointed.


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