History Film / ProblemChild

5th Jan '18 9:01:24 PM SpideyTerry
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* NotMeThisTime: During a puppet show at the school, things suddenly take an insulting turn. Ben is certain Junior's behind it and storms the stage while yelling, but he discovers it was actually Trixie. Then he sees that Junior was sitting in the front row the entire time and just enjoying the show.
* NotSoDifferent: Ben feels this way after learning Annie has a problem child of her own.
18th Aug '17 1:28:05 PM xcountryguy
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** [[spoiler: Same thing later on, when he uses himself as a shield to protect Junior from being shot by Martin.]]

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** [[spoiler: Same [[spoiler:Same thing later on, when he uses himself as a shield to protect Junior from being shot by Martin.]]
12th Aug '17 11:01:14 AM nombretomado
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This movie received overwhelmingly negative reviews during its theatrical release, and is [[Creator/DennisDugan Dennis Dugan's]] second worst reviewed film on RottenTomatoes, second only to ''Film/JackAndJill'', but has since received cult status on home video. It was followed by two sequels, ''Problem Child 2'' in 1991, and ''Problem Child 3: Junior in Love'' in 1995.

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This movie received overwhelmingly negative reviews during its theatrical release, and is [[Creator/DennisDugan Dennis Dugan's]] second worst reviewed film on RottenTomatoes, Website/RottenTomatoes, second only to ''Film/JackAndJill'', but has since received cult status on home video. It was followed by two sequels, ''Problem Child 2'' in 1991, and ''Problem Child 3: Junior in Love'' in 1995.
8th Aug '17 9:00:54 AM Miracle@StOlaf
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* SquashedFlat: Subverted. The Love Rock rolls over [=LaWanda=] and seemingly flattens her, but she was merely pushed into the ground and the only injuries she suffers are to her pride.


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* WinWinEnding: Everybody pretty much gets exactly what they wanted or needed in the end: Ben and Annie hook up, Junior and Trixie are best pals, [=LaWanda=] finds herself a more suitable new hubby in Big Ben, and Big Ben gets a sugar mama to punch his MealTicket.
21st Jul '17 11:36:58 PM TropesForever
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* BowtiesAreCool: The Bow-Tie Killer. Junior even wore one during the first film, because he idolized him. However, he threw it away at the end.
** For no reason, Junior wore one in ''3'', ignoring this fact. Though granted, the film was written by different people, compared to the first two.
15th May '17 12:49:50 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* BrickJoke: Big Ben's "Millionaire Starter Kit." Little Ben and Junior see a cheesy TV ad for the obvious scam, and later Junior calls Voytek, who's living in squalor with one of the kits sitting on the counter behind him. The gag comes later when Big Ben moves in with them, lamenting that his scheme went bust and he only sold ''one'' starter kit.
19th Apr '17 10:09:10 AM Miracle@StOlaf
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* ColorCodedCharacters: Ben and Junior favor blue with a touch of red in their outfits, all of Big Ben's clothes are mostly green, just about everything [=LaWanda=] wears or owns is bright red, and Annie mostly wears white. The color motif enhances the more cartoony vibe of this movie when compared to the original.
26th Feb '17 10:45:23 AM Mullon
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* ShoutOut: Dr. Peabody is wearing, [[IAmNotMakingThisUpDisclaimer of all things]], a ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'' smiley-face-with-bloodstain button on his coat, though the blood looks slightly different in that it is covering the left eye instead of above it.
23rd Feb '17 12:20:34 AM GhostOfAGeek
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8th Feb '17 12:48:15 PM TitoMosquito
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* ShoutOut: Below is a list of examples from all three movies

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* ShoutOut: Below is a list of examples from all three moviesmovies:
** The poster of the 1st movie resembles that of ''Film/{{Parenthood}}''.



* ShoutOut: The movie poster resembles that of ''Film/{{Parenthood}}''.
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