Season 12 - 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 12 Series:

28 Sep 1983
S12, Ep1 - It's No Crush, I'm in Love


A high school girl has a crush on a soap-opera star but she thinks she is in love with him. At school she meets her new English teacher who looks closely like the soap-opera star. Partly filmed at Lyndhurst Library
19 Oct 1983
S12, Ep2 - The Hand Me Down Kid


Tired of receiving hand me downs from her sister, an 11-year-old girl borrows her bike. When the bike gets stolen, she tries to find it before her sister finds out.
19 Nov 1983
S12, Ep3 - The Celebrity and the Arcade Kid


Video-arcade whiz and teen movie star discover they are exact doubles and decide to switch identities.
07 Dec 1983
S12, Ep4 - Andrea's Story: A Hitchhiking Tragedy


Teenage girl is traumatized after being assaulted by a stranger whom she hitched a ride from.
08 Feb 1984
S12, Ep5 - The Great Love Experiment


Teenagers lure a timid girl into a made-up experiment that gets her involved in affectionate ways.
07 Mar 1984
S12, Ep6 - Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia


13-year-old boy has problems reading, which his teachers attribute to laziness. It is later discovered that he has Dyslexia.
18 Apr 1984
S12, Ep7 - The Hero Who Couldn't Read


Teacher discovers that the star basketball player is illiterate, and makes it his mission to teach him how to read.