Living about an hour from the setting, it's humorous that they play it like the Lake region is barely populated and filled with hillbillies. Other than than it was a great show. Jason Bateman just keeps getting better as time passes.
The movie was shot by the Worcester Film Corp. for the state of Connecticut Department of Americanization. The opening titles, in English, Italian and Hungarian, state: "An appeal to all foreigners to learn English.