Season 1 - ABC Afterschool Specials (1972)
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ABC Afterschool Specials (1972)

Country: USA

Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Director: Larry Elikann, Arthur Allan Seidelman, Richard C. Bennett, Robert Fuest, ...

Writers: Durrell Royce Crays, Jeffrey Kindley, Bruce Harmon, Bob Rodgers, ...

Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin, ...

"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Seasons:   25 - 24 - 23 - 22 - 21 - 20 - 19 - 18 - 17 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16

Season 1 Series:

04 Oct 1972
S1, Ep1 - The Last of the Curlews


The last male Eskimo curlew, his search for a mate, and the problems they face as they make the treacherous migration from the high arctic tundra to Argentina and back to the nesting grounds.
01 Nov 1972
S1, Ep2 - Follow the North Star


A young boy helps his friend escape slavery through the underground railway.
06 Dec 1972
S1, Ep3 - Santiago's Ark


An early ABC Afterschool Speical about an imaginative and determined 14-year-old Puerto Rican boy who builds a sailing ship to sail around Central Park. Followed in 1975 by the sequel "Santiago's America."
03 Jan 1973
S1, Ep4 - William: The Life, Works and Times of William Shakespeare


Special introducing William Shakespeare to young people through sketches, readings and music.
07 Feb 1973
S1, Ep5 - The Incredible, Indelible, Magical Physical, Mystery Trip


Animated special about two youngsters who are miniaturized and travel through their Uncle's body, to understand more about his health.
04 Apr 1973
S1, Ep6 - Alexander


The story of a retired clown and his undying love for children.