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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Re: Children Trapped in Adult Bodies

posted by on October 23 at 13:51 PM

Whatever, Jonah.

That shit is great, but “gold standard”? Nopes. Plus, everyone knows that Judge Reinhold’s finest role was Honorable Judge Reinhold in the secretly awesome Clerks animated series:

And also, to the commenters who brought up 1976’s original Freaky Friday, that’s my personal favorite too. I linked to it in my original post, but in case you missed it:


And whether it’s the gold standard or not, I stand by my original assertion that:

“Big was received with almost unanimous critical acclaim, and is considered by many critics the gold standard of movies in which a child is trapped in an adult’s body”
did not ever, ever need to be written down.

Okay, I’ve totally lost track of what we’re talking about here. Big American Party! Everybody disco dancing! Who is driving? Oh my god bear is driving! How can that be!?


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What has happened to you? This had better be the first of nany. HAHAHAH! Me.

Posted by Vy Chu, MD | October 23, 2008 1:58 PM

Speaking of Barbara Harris, the best adult-trapped-in-teenage-body has to be Peggy Sue Got Married!

Nic Cage with something close to talent!

Kathleen Turner before she got all Carrie Fisher-ized!

Jim Carry playing his usual dick self!

Helen Hunt pretending to be a teenager!

Posted by Dave | October 23, 2008 2:04 PM


Posted by akbar fazil | October 23, 2008 2:10 PM


I loved The Clerks animated series.

Posted by Bellevue Ave | October 23, 2008 2:21 PM

Wasn't Charles Barkley on the jury over which the Honorable Judge Reinhold presided?

Posted by Meagan | October 23, 2008 2:30 PM

Meagan, I think you're thinking of "Mock Trial with J. Reinhold, and the William Hung Jury."

Posted by Lucky | October 23, 2008 2:36 PM

Oh, come on. Judge Reinhold's best work was in Ruthless People! The best part starts at about 8:50.

Posted by Mike in Renton | October 23, 2008 2:41 PM

My name is Judge.

Posted by Jason Josephes | October 23, 2008 2:43 PM

Cheers to Lucky for the correction. The image of him in his stapled suit and saying Judge Reinhold's line. "I read somewhere that Judge Judy earned $20 million dollars last year and I've never even heard of the guy" makes for awesomeness.

"My name is Judge"

Posted by ben | October 23, 2008 2:46 PM

Car full of midgets!

Oh no, Bear is driving! How can that be?

Posted by K | October 23, 2008 3:45 PM

Korean animation studio!

Posted by Abby | October 23, 2008 3:51 PM

OMG thank you lindy, not only do I looooove the clerks animated series, but that is one of the best parts. Me and my sister constantly discuss bears driving.

best clip on slog ever.

Posted by Original Monique | October 23, 2008 3:54 PM

Barbara Harris is an under-appreciated Goddess.

Go rent NASHVILLE and check out her pipes.

Posted by michael strangeways | October 23, 2008 3:58 PM

OMG BEAR IS DRIVING! Thank you Lindy, you just made my night of midterm-cramming much more enjoyable. The Clerks animated series was amazing, all six episodes.

And while I love Judge Reinhold in the Clerks cartoon, obviously Arrested Development's Judge Reinhold was better.

Posted by Jessica | October 23, 2008 7:29 PM

K quoted the best line - "Car full of midgets!" - but I also love "Tom Cruise! You can't handle the truth show me the money!"

Posted by Georgia Guy | October 24, 2008 6:40 AM

I just worked on a movie with Judge Reinhold- he's the strangest person I've ever met.

Posted by thecatnextdoor | October 24, 2008 6:51 AM

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