Mike Ryan: Remember This? Jason Bateman's Big 'Move'
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"Remember This?" is a recurring feature on HuffPost Entertainment, resurrecting pop-cultural artifacts that haven't enjoyed the spotlight for quite some time. Today, Mike Ryan writes about the Jason Bateman sitcom, It's Your Move. If there's a topic you want us to cover, let us know in the comments.
First, before even starting, I'm going to openly admit that the following statement is kind of sad: Growing up as an only child (actually, an only grandchild, somehow, which I'm not even sure is possible) who moved around quite a bit due to my father's job, I latched on to television characters in a way that probably wasn't particularly healthy. One in particular was Derek Taylor, Jason Bateman's character on Silver Spoons. So much so that when he left the show, I actually cried. (Give me a break, I was 8.) Luckily, along came It's Your Move.
It's not lost on me that to say that "Silver Spoons was never the same after Derek Taylor left the show" is ridiculous hyperbole. (R
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