PG | | Comedy, Family
A young boy is just short of a monster. He is adopted by a loving man and his wacky wife. The laughs keep coming as the boy pushes them to the limits.
Universal originally wanted John Landis to direct this film. But Landis turned it down as he had no interest in making kids movies. They then approached Joe Dante to direct after directing The 'Burbs (1989) for them. Dante read the script and liked it. But he turned it down as he was ... ...
Little Ben Healy:
Ok I quit as your son!
Big Ben Healy: Good, now get the hell out of here I've got a goddamn campaign to win.
Little Ben Healy: Oh your campaign, the one thing you do care about. Hey dad why don't you tell all the voters what you really plan on doing with this town!
Big Ben Healy: I don't give a ...
When he falls off the trapeze, the Bow Tie Killer falls into a tiger cage that was not down there before. In fact, just mere seconds later, Junior slides down the rope below the trapeze poles, into his father's arms.