“Yet another comedy about a boy occupying a man's body… While this is marginally better and more serious than most of the other movies in the cycle, the psychological ramifications of the change still aren't very convincing…the overall premise is milked for some mild titillation involving the hero's sexual innocence, making one wonder if the genre's popularity might involve some deeply sublimated form of kiddie porn—arguably the distilled ideological essence of squeaky-clean Reaganism.”- Jonathan Rosenbaum, the Chicago Reader, October 26, 1985

“Yet another comedy about a boy occupying a man’s body… While this is marginally better and more serious than most of the other movies in the cycle, the psychological ramifications of the change still aren’t very convincing…the overall premise is milked for some mild titillation involving the hero’s sexual innocence, making one wonder if the genre’s popularity might involve some deeply sublimated form of kiddie porn—arguably the distilled ideological essence of squeaky-clean Reaganism.”- Jonathan Rosenbaum, the Chicago Reader, October 26, 1985

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