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Re: Mature Kids
« on: May 12, 2013, 12:49:38 am »
Well I guess I'm just going to revitalize another "dead" topic here :)

I was just thinking about the episode "Elwood City Turns 100" and the fact that they are in 3rd grade and can still pull together that entire play. I mean, they made BUSTER the DIRECTOR! And Brain having to "write the flying saucer out" after it was destroyed? When I was in 3rd grade, the most we ever did in a play was get told what to say and when, any specific body movements to make, etc. But the fact that these kids can make and improvise virtually the entire play really reinforces how much older these kids act.

Not to mention that, if I were to imagine a 3rd grader narrate the play, I would imagine a much higher, "little-kiddier" voice, almost like those kids in those new AT&T "Not Complicated" commercials (who are assumed to be about 1st grade, though), rather than Arthur's more controlled, distinguished voice. Though that is probably the result of the "as you grow older, everyone around you seems a lot younger" effect. Anyway, my point here is that not only are the kids more mature in behavior, but their voices at times also seem a bit unrealistic for their age.
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