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I Funny TV: A Middle School Story

(I Funny #4)

4.36  ·  Rating details ·  1,758 ratings  ·  172 reviews
Jamie Grimm has hit the big time in book four of the #1 bestselling I Funny series!

Jamie Grimm has finally accomplished his dream of proving himself the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic, and the sky's the limit from there. Enter a couple of TV executives with a huge plan for Jamie: a new show about Jamie and his oddball friends! But when Jamie struggles to learn the acting
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published December 14th 2015 by jimmy patterson
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Dec 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
i liked this book i thought some parts were funny and some parts are sad some are in the middle u guys should read this.
Noah Crocker
Jan 14, 2019 rated it did not like it
This book was absolute garbage. I am still amazed at how many 5-star reviews this book has.

1st of all: Nothing about Jamie is funny in the least. I found some of the first-graders recycled dad jokes to be more funny than anything Jamie had. It got pretty pathetic after a while.

2nd: I'm not sure if James Patterson has any idea what modern-day bullying looks like. The whole wedgie/swirly thing is so damn stereotypical middle-school bullying, but as a middle schooler, I have never seen/experienced
Jan 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
James Patterson is a great author to read. These books by him I read are great. I can't wait to read the next book in his series. I like about this book that Jamie is faced with many problems, but he somehow overcomes them just by being himself. I would recommend this book to everyone of all age because this is very entertaining.
Brady Sherrod
Nov 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
This series is a good series I won't lie. Was this the best book in the series? Most definitely not. Why you ask? Well, unlike the other books this one did not have the suspenseful feeling to it that the other ones did because Jamie is no longer competing in the competition. When Jamie was competing in the competition the books were great because it made the book funnier and more exhilarating. I still liked this book anyways though. Overall it was a good book but it doesn't compete with the ...more
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I really like this book I recommend it to anyone who likes funny books . In one scene Jamie thinks he has lost his ability to be funny but then he discovers how to be funny again
Will Hennings
Oct 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
very good story about friendship
great book suggest
Robert Maldonado
Sep 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Easy, short book to read. But some jokes mentioned are pretty funny after all. :)
Ms. Yingling
Sep 09, 2016 rated it liked it
These are starting to all sound alike, and yet my students still want to read them. Maybe because they already know the story. Paper over board covers last about four years.
Feb 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
A theme in this book is perseverance because Jamie the main character is handicapped and in a wheelchair and has big dreams of winning comedy contests and being on live TV. But it is hard for him as he gets bullied a lot and lost his family in a car crash a few years ago but he persevered through his challenges to perform in a live TV sitcom.
Mar 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I thought that this book was very funny. The illustrations are very well drawn and made the book more interesting. I would recommend this to my friends in my class. I have ordered more books from this series.

My favourite part was when the school bully called Stevie Kosgrov meets a new bully called Lars Johannsen from Minnesota who started the school.

What the bully Stevie Kosgrov has done to other people , Lars does the same things to Stevie and so makes Stevie realise what he has done in the
Jun 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
I read this because I wanted to know what my 10-year-old was reading, and I was pleasantly surprised. Good message, good values. No bad language or rude humor. I am perfectly comfortable with him reading these books. It’s so nice to find a series for older kids like that—they seem so few and far between.
Paul Van
I like this book, it is about a kid who won a comedy contest and was promised a million dollars and a Tv contract to his own show. Like this book because it a fuuny book and wanted to know what happen next.
Ryan Sood
Jan 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 1-2-weeks
I thought that this book was very funny. It is about a kid in a wheelchair who is the star of a funny T.V show. If you have read the other books in this series I would recommend this book.
Aug 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It's a great book, I would recommend it any one who would want to have a laugh.
Freddie Lopez
Feb 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The book I funny tv is mainly about the main character and his friends but this time Jamie has his own tv show.But because of his new tv show Jamie funny he has to leave school so the production team decided to hire a tutor.Another thing is that now that he became more famous other comedians started to get mad so a new bully named lars johannsen and he becomes the new bully.Because of him having his show he has less time to be with his friends so the production team makes fake friends.Overall ...more
Monty Sage
Jan 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
Jamie Grimm is a boy who lost his family and his ability to walk when he was young. Now, many years later, he is the Planet's Funniest Kid Competition champion, and he won one million dollars and his own TV show. When the people from Hollywood come to his school so he can sign confirmation papers, he begins to have second thoughts. Jamie finally agrees to do the show, and he goes to Hollywood to start training for the show. They decide to do a practice show in front of Jamie's fans, but he ...more
Mar 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
Jamie Grimm is getting his chance to take advantage of one of the rewards for being selected America's Funniest Kid Contest. That's right ... he is going to get to star in his own sitcom, called Jamie Funnie. You would think this would be a dream come true. Unfortunately, it presents more challenges than one would think with chances to offend his friends to a child starlet trying to take over the show as her own. The result is that Jamie finds himself almost wishing the opportunity had never ...more
Michelle Boyea
This is such a hilarious series. And each book is funnier than the last!
Annalise Bowman
Dec 31, 2016 rated it really liked it
I Funny T.V is about a handicapped boy named Jamie. He has recently won the competition The Funniest Kid Comic in the World. When he won he signed a contract that said he would get his own T.V show called Jamie Funnie. Jamie is unsure about going on with the plan but he already used the prize money that he would half to return if he hanged his mind, so he agrees to do it. During the final rehearsal in front of a live audience Jamie freezes and forgets everything he is supposed to do. The ...more
isaac 
Dec 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
Jamie Grimm has won a contest and is now making a TV show as his prize. He had quite some trouble with what it should be called, and what it's about. After awhile, the Saturday Night Live people figured out what they should call the show, "Jamie Funnie". Then, the SNL people fired the selfish director, and Jamie told them to hire his friend Gilda to be a director! She made the show great! The thing I didn't like about this book is that the plot of each part of the story was slow moving. At the ...more
Sep 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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May 31, 2017 rated it it was ok
"I Funny Tv". The title of this book should be "I Not Funny Tv" because this book wasn't what I was expecting from a James Patterson book. The plot is good and all, but it just doesn't follow up with the other book I have read form this series. What I don't understand is how the plot goes from being the most funniest kid in the world to being in a T.V show. In my opinion, thats pretty farfetched. It's really upsetting to give such a good series a bad review. Hopefully this next book in the ...more
Feb 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book was very good and had lots of comedy. I most of all liked how this kid was in middle school like me and got to experience all of his comedy acts. Even though he is crippled it does not hold him back from achieving his goals. The only thing that does is him chocking on stage in front of lots of people. Overall, I funny TV was a really funny book and was pretty interesting
Dominik Von
Dec 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
I Funny TV is a story about Jamie Grimm, a boy in a wheelchair who won the Planet’s Funniest Kid Comic contest. He lives with his aunt and uncle. He also gets his own TV show. But can he keep the role of main character?
This is a hilarious story. It is great for both younger and older people. I liked this book, and you will too.
Mack Shepherd
Feb 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing

When James Patterson wrote I Funny TV A Middle School Story I think he stepped out of his writing box because he had to imagine himself as a kid in this position. This book is told in the vision of a disabled teenage boy who won a comedy contest in New York making his way through life with bullies, new opportunities, and just teenage problems. The main conflict in the story is when he gets selected for a tv show about himself, and he goes through this stage of doubt and stress to where they
Sean Dodson
Oct 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is a really good book how Jamie Grimm gets his own TV show on all the funny stuff in his life. Jamie has lots of problems to deal with to so this story was like a(n) adventure to a TV show and before all that he had to choose between TV show or normal life and if he chose TV he just might be successful and if he does not chose the TV show he might just lose every thing. Jamie Grimm has to go through obstacle like bulling and plenty more. so figure out if he be comes the owner of a TV show ...more
DJ Glitterbuns
Feb 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book is by James Patterson. It's about a boy named Jamie. Who's really funny. He lives with the smilies or he calls them that because they never smile. His uncle who runs a shop where Jamie lives. When Jamie was a kid he got into a car crash that forces him to use a wheel chair. He is a teenager and is a very huge comedian, competing with the best of his time. He already was named kids planet funniest comedian. He now is offered his own tv show staring his life and his weird friends. But ...more
Oct 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book was sad and funny at the same time. If you like comedy with a touch of real life i recommend this book to you.The book was about Jamie grim wining a comedy contest with a cash prize of 1,000,000 dollars. He is living with his aunt because he was in a car crash which killed his parents and sister and parilized him. In the hospital he watched a bunch of comedy and started to do it. However the $1,000,000 was a prepay for the pilot of his show he was staring in. The head producer said ...more
Oct 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Derek Pedersen
May 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
What would you do if you have all the fame you can think of and was about to host a tv show about your life as an 8th grade? Well in I Funny TV, 8th grader Jamie Grimm jumps ship to the TV life after recently winning the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic contest. 14 Jamie Grimm has become the funniest kid in the world beating multiple people to achieve his tittle gaining him fame throughout his town and the country. Now he has gains the opportunity to host his own TV show about his life. Well he do ...more
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