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Be Somebody... or Be Somebody's Fool! (1984)

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This is an educational video, where Mr. T attempts to instill good values (honor thy mother, don't give in to peer pressure, etc..) to kids through Rapping and Breakdancing, among other ... See full summary »

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Jeff Margolis
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Gabriel Gonzalez Gabriel Gonzalez
Martha Gonzalez Martha Gonzalez ... (as The Dimples)
Martika ... Marta (as The Dimples)
Jerry Sharell Jerry Sharell
Tammy Townsend ... (as The Dimples)
Shanice ... Herself (as The Dimples)
Athena Athena
Mark Everett Mark Everett
Fergie ... Herself (as The Dimples)
Clarence Floyd III Clarence Floyd III
Che Garcia Che Garcia
Damon Hines Damon Hines
Zero Hubbard Zero Hubbard
Janice Kawaye
Scott Nemes Scott Nemes
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This is an educational video, where Mr. T attempts to instill good values (honor thy mother, don't give in to peer pressure, etc..) to kids through Rapping and Breakdancing, among other things. Written by Tod Gemeuse <veggie@L0pht.com>

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USA

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English

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Big T Productions See more »
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Mr. T: All dressed up with no place to go, 'no sweat', says Kelly, 'I'll just run around the block a few times'. And she probably won't be running alone in this personal outfit, perfect for stopping traffic and starting who knows what?
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Featured in Atop the Fourth Wall: Amazing Fantasy #15 (2010) See more »

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Written by Bobby Hart
Sung by Valerie Landsburg
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The Greatest Hero In American History
13 April 2004 | by TheAngryRobotSee all my reviews

"Hey you, you with the teeth"...any film beginning with the incomparable Mr. T addressing you in such a way can safely be deemed a classic. If you haven't yet had the privilege of seeing "Be Somebody", your life is sadly incomplete. "T" solves all of the social ills plaguing, not just the youth of the 80's, but all of mankind in only 52 minutes; can you think of anyone else who could do that? The mere suggestion is "absiludicrous".

Parents, there is no doubt that you want your children to grow up to be somebody. Do them the ultimate favor, show them that you truly love them, and watch this video together as a family. Remember, if you don't, they may wind up being someone's fool.


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