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Boy Meets World Ben Savage, younger brother of The Wonder Years' Fred and eerie little star of last season's Wild Palms, displays a slick ...Boy Meets World Ben Savage, younger brother of The Wonder Years' Fred and eerie little star of last season's Wild Palms, displays a slick ...1993-10-29
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Boy Meets World

Lead Performer: Ben Savage; Status: In Season

Ben Savage, younger brother of The Wonder Years’ Fred and eerie little star of last season’s Wild Palms, displays a slick professionalism in Boy Meets World (ABC, Fridays, 8:30-9 p.m.). In this trite show about the family and school life of an average 11-year-old, Savage’s crack timing only makes his glib punch lines seem that much more unconvincing. Wasted in the cast are St. Elsewhere’s William Daniels, as Savage’s prickly teacher, and William Russ, so strong in the short-lived Middle Ages, as Savage’s bland dad. C-

Originally posted October 29 1993 — 12:00 AM EDT

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