Sep. 23, 1990
30 min.
FOX TV Network

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Get a Life

Chris Peterson is a 30-year-old man who has never grown up. This is evident in his lack of ambition, the fact that he's living over his parents' garage, and maybe most apparent in his job as a paperboy. Hilarity ensues as Chris interacts with his family and friends while trying to avoid as much responsibility as possible.

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02x13 Clip Show Aired: Mar. 08, 1992

While on his first jet airplane flight, Chris falls out, and is disappointed when his life flashes before his eyes and it only covers the past …

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The show had 2 seasons and 35 episodes air between 1990 and 1992.

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  • According to David Mirkin, Chris Peterson is based on Dennis the Menace (1959) which is why Chris often wears striped shirts.
  • In one episode, when Chris loses his job to the paperboy 2000, the paperboy vehicle is the Landmaster from the SF movie, Damnation Alley.
  • In the DVD releases of the show, the production crew can be heard laughing at the lines by the actors if the laugh track is turned off.
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