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My Brother and Me is a Kid Com that ran for only one season (1994-1995) on Nickelodeon. The star is Alfred "Alfie" Parker, the Straight Man older brother, Derek "Dee Dee" Parker, the Annoying Younger Sibling, and their bored sister Melanie. Alfie's best friend is Milton "Goo" Berry, an Ace who often tries to sweet-talk the uninterested Melanie. Their parents, Roger and Jennifer Parker, are your typical sitcom parents.It is a typical slice of life show, with the main conflicts being Alfie and Goo's struggle with Dee Dee and his friends, Goo's unrequited love for Melanie and disdain for her friend Deonne, and the brothers' attempts to keep out of trouble with their parents.
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And a Diet Coke: Contained a variant. Roger once made a comically large submarine sandwich for lunch that he prepared to eat all by himself and wash down with root beer. Then, after judging the sandwich's weight, Roger decides to settle on diet root beer, instead.
Easy Amnesia: Goo gets hit in the head by a failed basketball pass by Alfie, which alters his personality for the weekend. Instead of being called Goo, he wanted Alfie to call him Milton, his real name. Instead of crushing on Melanie, he goes for Deonne. The biggest irritation to Alfie, beside calling him Alfred constantly, is that he prefers not to procrastinate with his homework, and prefers to work all weekend rather than enjoy the weekend festivities. Of course, Goo gets better by episode's end, courtesy of another bonk to the head.
Alfie retorts with one of his own: "Space Alfies."
Jerk Ass: Goo. Melanie was this along the lines of being an Insufferable Genius. Alfie and Donnell were this on occasion, as well. Come to think of it, almost every main character (and Ms. Pigney) were this in varying degrees.