• Publication date: February 1, 2014

Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star

35 year-old child star Dickie Roberts took quite a fall since his show was broadcast in the 70s. Dickie is obsessed with being in Rob Reiner’s latest film, and when Rob turns him down because he can’t play a ‘normal’ guy, he rents a family to be ‘normal’ with...

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2003

MBC 2:

May 19, 2014 16:30 (KSA) ~ May 19, 2014 15:30 (CLT)

35 year-old child star Dickie Roberts has taken quite a fall from grace since his show was being broadcast on TV in the 70s. Dickie becomes obsessed with being in Rob Reiner’s latest film, ‘Mr. Blake’s Backyard’, believing that his redemption and return to the spotlight will come through this movie. But when Rob turns him down because he can’t play a ‘normal’ guy, Dickie rents a family to learn to be ‘normal’ with, still hard-pressed that he will not let the role slip through his fingers...

Starring:

  • David Spade as Dickie Roberts
  • Mary McCormack as Grace Finney
  • Scott Terra as Sam Finney
  • Jenna Boyd as Sally Finney
  • Jon Lovitz as Sidney Wernick
  • Alyssa Milano as Cyndi
  • Rob Reiner as Himself

Directed by: Sam Weisman

Rating: PG-13 for crude and sex-related humor, language and drug references