The Baby-Sitters Club

Synopsis: Based on the bestselling book series about seven friends whose babysitting business leads to one adventure after another. When tomboy Kristy, president of the club, has a brilliant idea to run a summer day camp, the girls all agree it's the perfect way to spend their summer--together! But life gets complicated as budding romance, family problems and a trio of scheming snobs all conspire to ruin the club. The BSC gang learn for themselves the amazing power of friendship.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Director(s): Melanie Mayron
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  2 wins & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
5.8
Rotten Tomatoes:
64%
PG
Year:
1995
94 min
6,652 Views


Baby-sitters Club.

This is Mrs. Rodowsky.

Hi. Were going out for dinner on Tuesday

with the whole family.

l was wondering, would any of you mind

baby-sitting the dog?

l mean, he just hates to be left alone.

Baby-sitters Club.

lm on a car phone. l need a sitter

for tonight. lts an emergency.

Hi, this is Mrs. Wilder.

lm having a birthday party for Rosie...

and do any of you dress up as clowns?

Hi, l need a sitter tonight.

My sister was gonna watch the kids,

but she flaked out.

lts me again. My wifes going

into the hospital any minute.

Were pregnant. No, l mean, shes pregnant.

Anyway, weve got a toddler at home and....

Baby-sitters Club.

Were gonna need a baby-sitter

Saturday night.

We need a baby-sitter on Friday night.

l know its only August,

but could l book for New Years Eve?

Yeah. lts me again. Listen.

ls anyone, like, immediately....

My name is Kristy. lm the founding member

of the Baby-sitters Club.

My name is Kristy. lm the founding member

of the Baby-sitters Club.

l dont mean to brag,

but were famous here in Stoneybrook.

Hey, Kristy!

Everybody knows us.

Thats because everybody uses us.

You call one number...

and get connected

to seven incredible baby-sitters.

This is Stacey. Shes our club treasurer.

Shes good at keeping track of money.

Shes also good at spending it.

Stace was raised in New York City.

Sometimes she thinks she still lives there.

358 Bradford Court.

Thats Mary Anne.

When we were little,

we used to live next door to each other.

Shes kind of quiet, kind of serious.

Why are we friends?

They say opposites attract.

Dawn is Mary Annes stepsister.

She grew up in California.

Dawn really cares about the environment.

Her biggest regret is that

she wasnt born on Earth Day.

Claudias an amazing artist.

Shes really talented.

Do you know anybody who could take a fork

and a hammer and turn it into that?

And, of course, Mallory.

Shes a junior member of the club.

She wants to be a writer.

She started her novel when she turned 11...

and is determined to finish it

by the time shes eleven-and-a-half.

Jessi is Mallorys best friend.

Shes 11, too, and our other junior member.

Jessis motto is.:

Why walk when you can dance?

You know, were more than just a club.

Were friends. Best friends.

Nothing could ever change that.

Dawn, l heard that Alan Gray likes you.

Likes her, or like likes her?

That dweeb? Spare me.

lt doesnt matter anyway...

because l dont like him or like like him.

Somethings wrong here, you guys.

Schools out, and l miss it.

l know. lts not that l love it. lts just....

-We dont see each other every day?

-We end up baby-sitting at different houses.

-We might as well be on separate planets.

-Yeah.

The first Baby-sitters Club meeting

of the summer is now called to order.

We have our meetings in Claudias room.

lts the best part of the week.

We started there

because shes the only one with a phone...

but now its home.

-Soy-meal chips? Forget it.

-Theyre good for sugar addiction.

l know lm late,

but there was this really big--

Sale!

Whatd you get this time?

-Youre too much.

-Baby-sitters Club.

Hi, Mrs. Rodowsky.

Wednesday night, 6:00 to 9:30. Sure.

-Got it. Hold on. Whos free Wednesday?

-Not me.

According to the schedule...

you and me, but count me out.

Last time it took me two hours

to get that dog clean.

Okay, Mrs. Rodowsky, youre all set.

lll be there at 6:00 sharp. Okay, bye.

l know Jackie Rodowskys

a walking disaster, but l like him, okay?

-New business.

-We have a tragedy here.

l flunked science

and l have to go to summer school.

-Are your parents gonna kill you?

-Maybe.

Dont sweat it, Claud.

l got straight As in science this year.

-lll coach you.

-Claud, youre an artist.

-You dont have to be a scientist.

-Shes right.

Tell that to my mom. lf l dont get a C plus,

l have to drop out of the club.

-Dont worry. Well help you.

-Youll pass. Promise.

What if l dont?

Baby-sitters Club.

Okay, lll tell her.

Stace, that was Ms. Wilder. She says that

her little nephews coming in tonight.

-Hes from Switzerland.

-Great. l love little kids with accents.

Hello!

-Hi, Stacey.

-Hi, Rosie. Youre getting so good.

Thank you.

l have a treat for you in the Kid Kit:

extra stickers and puzzles.

Great.

And l brought something

for your little cousin. Where is he?

Hi, lm Luca...

the little cousin.

You brought me a gift?

lts just a small, little...

American flag thing.

Cool. Very nationalistic.

And youre....

Stacey. Your sitter, l guess.

l thought you were going to the movies.

l have my whole life to go to the movies.

Have you seen Karen and Andrew?

Werent they

with David Michael and Emily Michelle?

-This house is too big.

-Can l have my own phone?

-Andrew!

-No.

-But l need it for business.

-When youre 16.

-Kristy, have you seen Karen and Andrew?

-But this doesnt make any sense.

lt doesnt have to.

You wont let me have BSC meetings here.

At least give me a phone.

We live too far away to have them here,

and l dont want you to have a phone.

Theyre not upstairs or in the garage.

-You cant just say no.

-Karen!

A good parent would give their child

a logical reason.

-l dont want you to be spoiled.

-lm already spoiled.

They have to be somewhere.

Where? Theyre not upstairs.

Theyre not under the beds.

l looked under the beds. l looked under--

l know.

Theyre with Colonel Mustard in the library

with the wrench.

lm Pirate Esmeralda, and this is my slave.

What would you guys do without me?

Thanks for helping me baby-sit.

Heres half of what l made tonight.

No, keep your money.

You know,

l baby-sit Rosie every Wednesday.

From 7:
30 to 9:30.

What about every other night of your life?

-Do you like the movies?

-Mary Poppins is her favorite.

Weve seen that video 100,000 times.

Well, l baby-sit her a lot.

Why dont you go out with me Saturday?

We could go to the movies.

lf nothing is playing,

you could show me around Stoneybrook.

This is kinda it.

lts not like New York City or anything.

Thats where l grew up.

Have you ever been there?

-No, not yet.

-lts the best.

You mean, like you?

Are you gonna kiss her?

Whatever gave you that idea, Rosalind?

Come on, lets go.

-Dont let them burn.

-Do you think l should have told him?

-What? Who?

-Luca.

He doesnt know l have diabetes.

lts not like you have the flu or something.

He cant catch it.

Yeah, l mean, if hes any kind of guy,

he wont care.

l dont want him to know.

Hell think lm pathetic.

We all know. We dont think youre pathetic.

A little psycho maybe.

He also doesnt know lm only 13.

-So?

-Hes 1 7.

-Thats ancient.

-Hes a poet.

-He drives.

-Hes a musical genius.

-Hes been to Europe.

-Hes from Europe.

-Cough it up.

-Heres mine.

-Count me in.

-l forgot mine.

Stace, treasurers report.

After dues, well have $58.

But after the phone bill

and Kid Kit supplies...

well have $1 1 .47.

-Thats all?

-Were loaded.

Okay, new business.

l have a brilliant idea.

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Ann M. Martin

Ann Matthews Martin (born August 12, 1955) is an American children's fiction writer, known best for The Baby-Sitters Club series. more…

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