Even Stevens was a Disney Channel Original Series about a boy named Louis Stevens and his family, that aired from 2000 to 2003, ending with its own Disney Channel Original movie The Even Stevens Movie. The movie was released on DVD in 2003, and a Christmas episode is featured on the Disney Channel Holiday DVD. It follows the life of the Stevens, a family living in suburban Sacramento, California, mainly focusing on the clashing personalities of its two younger siblings, Ren and Louis.
The series was produced by Brookwell McNamara Entertainment and Fireworks Entertainment. It is often cited as launching Shia LaBeouf's breakout career as an actor. The show also features fast motion photography, which it employs in every episode.
The feature-length Disney Channel Original Movie based on the series, The Even Stevens Movie, premiered on June 13, 2003, and serves as the series finale.
As of January 15, 2010, in America, Even Stevens has been removed from television syndication altogether, though The Even Stevens Movie continues to air on Disney Channel and Teen Nick, and on Family Channel occasionally. However, in the UK, Even Stevens continues to air on CITV and now Pop Girl. From its launch on June 1, 2011 to late 2012, the series were shown as re-runs on Disney XD in Canada & US."Even Stevens" now airs on PopGirl.
Louis trades a date with Ren to Ernie Morton for a trading card. Meanwhile, Ren needs volunteer time to be the #1 student. Taking advantage of this, Louis tells Ren that Ernie is part of an adopt-a-kid program to get her to spend time with him.
Louis gets interested in making a successful name for himself along with the others in his family. He is convinced that he can run as fast as his athletic brother Donnie, but Ren discovers that this is a plot by Larry Beale to embarrass the Stevens family.
Louis puts together a band to play at a party. To get the gig, he needs a lead singer. Ren wants to go to the party to ask out a new crush, so she auditions for Louis' band. Only one of the two can rule the band.
Louis needs to join a sports team, so he gets put into wrestling by Coach Tugnut. However, he's forced into a "lose-lose" situation when his opponent turns out to be a girl. Meanwhile, Ren attempts to retaliate at Louis for his pranks.
Ren reflects on the fact that everyone expects her to be perfect when she gets a "C" in woodshop. Meanwhile, Louis gets assigned a janitor's closet as a temporary locker, which he decks out as a his own retreat.
Also the Pilot episode. Louis and Ren are stuck on a carnival ride, and in order to keep the repairwoman interested in fixing the ride, they tell an interesting story about their first days at Lawrence Junior High.
To be cool, Louis and Twitty search for a pair of trendy sneakers, despite the fact that they're sold out everywhere in the city. Meanwhile, Ren must put together the school newspaper despite the fact that her staff is busy with Ruby's fashion show.
Ren hosts a slumber party, but Louis plans to sell tickets to watch the party in order to buy a suit of armor. There's been a young kid spying on Louis and Twitty. They catch him and demand to know what he wants. It turns out the youngster is new in town and is just looking for someone to hang out with. The boys are on the verge of turning him away, but Louis likes his nerve, and nicknames him "Beans."
Ren is participating in a student news competition run by her idol, reporter Cynthia O'Mills. Louis, wishing to meet his idol, Zippy the weatherman, devises a plot to guarantee that Ren will win. Meanwhile, Donnie attempts to lose his image as unintelligent.
Two things keep thwarting Ren's effort to kiss Bobby Deaver -- Her father chaperoning a bird-watching school field trip to Devil Mountain, and an amorous student named Mandy "Always Gets Her Man" Sanchez who's out to make him her next conquest. Louis and Twitty get in a fight with Tom Gribalski when his pizza oven breaks down.
Ren contracts influenza and her parents insist she stay in bed, but she has no intentions of giving up her perfect attendance record. Unfortunately, she ends up unprepared for school. Louis gives his all to getting out of Coach Tugnut's physical endurance test.
Louis's father is growing tired of Louis's get-rich-quick schemes when he discovers that Louis already has plans to find buried treasure underneath the Stevens house. Ren and Larry Beale are tied together for five days when their rivalry gets out of hand.
After an incident at another junior high, several students temporarily transfer in. Among them are a short kid that Ren agrees to go to a dance with, and a Louis look-alike who gets Louis into trouble.
When a famous star comes to host auditions for the school SACCY, Ren and Eileen are starstruck. However, when Louis faces possibility that Tawny may transfer to SACCY, he considers his feelings for her.
Louis thinks he will fail his algebra exam, so he hatches a scheme to cancel school. When Ren accidentally injures Lawrence's champion pole-vaulter, she must take her place and learn pole vaulting before the track meet.
When Louis and the gang find a suitcase full of cash, they agree to let Ren hold it for safekeeping. However, the pressures of having to be the one to trust get to her-- and she goes on a spending spree.
When it is reported that Elieen Stevens won a seat on Congress, the Stevens family prepares to move to Washington: Ren finds her best friends a new Ren Stevens, Steve quits his job- and Louis records a tape that tells Tawny his true feelings for her. But here's the twist: they're not leaving Sacramento.
The Stevens think that they've won an all-expenses-paid trip to an island that's halfway around the world. When their house is destroyed, their food stolen, and their bacon eaten, the Stevens family breaks apart in front of all their friends on live national television, while the island itself is only a short distance away from Sacramento!
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