Uncle Buck (1990–1991)

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Buck, a slob who drinks beer, smokes cigars, et cetera, becomes the guardian of his brother's three kids when his brother and wife are called out of town. Mrs. Hogoboom is the kids ... See full summary »

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Tim O'Donnell

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4 November 2003 | matlock-6
Absolute tripe
The Uncle Buck television series is a testament to the TV of the late 80s - early 90s, in which networks appeared to completely lose what little creative talent they had. Instead, they chose to spin-off any movie that had any kind of popular following.

Uncle Buck the TV show was, of course, shamelessly copied from the John Hughes film of the same name, which starred John Candy in the title role.

Shows like this should be utterly forgotten. Fortunately for the TV viewing public, this and other lame spin-off attempts (Ferris Bueller, to name another), very quickly sank into the abyss of useless cast-off shows that not even a mother could love.

For a hilarious, touching film, rent Uncle Buck starring John Candy. If some TV station decides to show episodes of Uncle Buck the TV show, I suggest you pawn your TV and take up Greenlandic throat singing.

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