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And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird! Details


In this family-fun type of film, two brothers who have apparently inherited their recently deceased father's inventor-type genes decide to finish their pop's robot invention, sell it for big bucks, and keep mom out of the poorhouse. They put together the metal man named Newman who somehow has absorbed the dead dad's spirit and can talk. The boys are wowed to find that Dad's back! But then the bad guys arrive (of course) in the form of an electronics company wanting in on the Newman-robot invention and by an abrupt gal reporter who wants the big scoop. Looming out in the troubled fringes too, are the dopes responsible for the kids' dad's demise. These kids are up to all of this and, along with the robot, they're out to rack up one for the 'good guys.' ~ Rovi

  • Release date:November 15, 1991


Joshua Miller
as Josh Carson
Edan Gross
as Max Carson
Marcia Strassman
as Sarah Carson
Alan Thicke
as Newman the Robot
Susan Gibney
as Alice Woods
Gustav Vintas
as Jaeger
Armin Shimerman
as Contest Judge
Erik Walker
as Dwayne Franklin
Robert Clotworthy
as Mike Abbott
Allan Wasserman
as Mel
A.J. Langer
as Beth Allen
John Quade
as Walter Kotzwinkle
Richard Libertini
as Matthew Carson
Bill Smille
as Henry Kilbrandt
Eric Walker
as Dwayne Kotswinkle


Tony Cookson
Just Betzer
Pernille Siesbye
Tony Cookson
Paul Elliott
Alexandra Kicenik
Production Designer
Nancy Paloian-Breznikar
Production Designer
Mark Slater
Benni Korzen
Joan P. Borsten
Associate Producer
Sanja Milkovic Hays
Costume Designer