Gary Nelson directs Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster and John Astin in this body-swap kid’s comedy where mother and daughter spend a hectic day in each other’s skin.
Spirited performances and a very, very busy plot cover up the fact this often is all set-up and very minimal punchline. The all-action car chase and water-ski finale is pretty impressive but it is in the smaller… possibly unintentional… details like the oblivious family dog and Barbara Harris’ bubblegum blowing that make this frequently still pleasurable.
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