Season 5 - 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 5 Series:

06 Oct 1976
S5, Ep1 - Francesca, Baby


Semi-standard ABC Afterschool Special about Francesca James, a teenage daughter dealing with her alcoholic mother through the support group Ala-Teen.
10 Nov 1976
S5, Ep2 - P.J. and the President's Son


Update of Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper. Delivery boy and President's son discover they are exact doubles of one another, and decide to swap identities.
01 Dec 1976
S5, Ep3 - Mighty Moose and the Quarterback Kid


Football coach tries to mediate a conflict between the star Quarterback and his father.
16 Feb 1977
S5, Ep4 - My Mom's Having a Baby


Curious about his mom's pregnancy, a ten-year-old seeks answers to where babies come from.
09 Mar 1977
S5, Ep5 - The Horrible Honchos


Neighborhood gang makes a pact to torment and bully the new kid on the street.
06 Apr 1977
S5, Ep6 - Very Good Friends


A sensitive young girl (Melissa Sue Anderson) gradually comes to terms with the accidental death of her younger sister. Based on the award-winning young adult novel by Constance Greene.