Let's not be so quick to judge. I think he's watching subtitled 1970's French cinema verite.
That actually sounds like me
as a child!
I actually did
go through a very brief "husky boy" phase pre-puberty... Before I shot up to the slim, fit, 6 foot Adonis that I am now...
But, I was also an active, army playing, fort building, bike riding, girl terrorizing, bottle rocket battling Boy Scout (yes, there was a merit badge for all that,) instead of the typical, passive, fat, t.v watching, video game playing, socially stunted, low attention span, spoiled dullard American brat of today.