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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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Series cast summary:
Brendon Small ...  Brendon Small / ... 52 episodes, 1999-2004
...  Jason Penopolis / ... 52 episodes, 1999-2004
Melissa Bardin Galsky ...  Melissa Robbins / ... 52 episodes, 1999-2004
...  Ronald Lynch 50 episodes, 1999-2004
Janine Ditullio ...  Paula Small / ... 47 episodes, 2001-2004
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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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During the third season finale "Coffins and Cradles", Brendon's little sister Josie has her hair styled in the form of "666" to match her devil costume. 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

Cynthia: Did you just say "Awesome"?
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Referenced in Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 3 (2007) See more »

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Very funny cartoon show.
7 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

I love almost every episode of this series. The characters are all great and I always get a good laugh out of watching the show. Of course, if I had to pick a favorite character it would have to be the soccer coach Jon McGuirk, but all of them are great...I also like the character of Jason a bunch too. The show revolves around this kid who makes his own movies in his basement. Simple, yet effective. They also show scenes on the soccer team, where the McGuirk coached bunch loses nearly every game. Just a nice, funny show to watch.


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