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ABC Afterschool Special (1972 - 1996)

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Drama 1972 - 199624 Seasons

The ABC Afterschool Special is an American television anthology series that aired on ABC from 1972 to 1997, usually in the late afternoon on week days. Most episodes were dramatically presented situations, often controversial, of interest to children and teenagers. Several episodes were either in animated form or presented as documentaries. Topics included illiteracy, substance abuse and teenage pregnancy. The series won 51 Daytime Emmy Awards during its 25-year run.In 2004 and 2005, BCI Eclipse and Sunset Home Visual Entertainment issued six DVD collections of episodes from the series that had been produced by Martin Tahse, each collection containing four episodes. A boxed set, in the shape of a school bus, was also released containing all of the DVD releases, with a detailed information booklet of all the specials on the set and including an extra DVD of two specials that had previously not been released on DVD. The DVDs are currently out of print.ABC Afterschool Special is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can track it for updates. It's a drama show with 127 episodes over 24 seasons. ABC Afterschool Special is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (1,097 votes).

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 24 Overview

Sep 12, 1996 - Oct 24, 1996

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 24 Episodes
Season 24, Episode 02 Positive: A Journey Into AIDS
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Positive: A Journey Into...
Oct 24, 1996

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Season 24, Episode 01 Too Soon for Jeff
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Too Soon for Jeff
Sep 12, 1996

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 23 Overview

Sep 21, 1995 - Jun 11, 1996

Season 23 of ABC Afterschool Special has 5 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 23 Episodes
Season 23, Episode 05 Through Thick & Thin
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Through Thick & Thin
Jun 11, 1996

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Season 23, Episode 04 Daddy's Girl
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Daddy's Girl
Apr 18, 1996

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Season 23, Episode 03 Educating Mom
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Educating Mom
Mar 14, 1996

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 22 Overview

Sep 15, 1994 - Apr 6, 1995

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 22 Episodes
Season 22, Episode 04 Notes for My Daughter
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Notes for My Daughter
Apr 6, 1995

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Season 22, Episode 03 Bonnie Raitt Has Something to Talk About
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Bonnie Raitt Has Something...
Mar 16, 1995

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Season 22, Episode 02 The Magical Makeover
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The Magical Makeover
Dec 8, 1994

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 21 Overview

Sep 16, 1993 - May 2, 1994

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 21 Episodes
Season 21, Episode 04 Jacqi's Dilemma
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Jacqi's Dilemma
May 2, 1994

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Season 21, Episode 03 I Hate the Way I Look
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I Hate the Way...
Mar 21, 1994

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Season 21, Episode 02 Montana Crossroads
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Montana Crossroads
Dec 9, 1993

An art student enters the breach between her controlling mother and her stubborn, aging grandfather during a stay at her...

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 20 Overview

Mar 19, 1992 - Jan 28, 1993

Season 20 of ABC Afterschool Special has 4 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 20 Episodes
Season 20, Episode 04 Shades of a Single Protein
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Shades of a Single...
Jan 28, 1993

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Season 20, Episode 03 Summer Stories: The Mall (3)
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Summer Stories: The Mall...
Apr 16, 1992

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Season 20, Episode 02 Summer Stories: The Mall (2)
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Summer Stories: The Mall...
Apr 2, 1992

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 19 Overview

Sep 13, 1990 - Jan 24, 1991

Season 19 of ABC Afterschool Special has 4 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 19 Episodes
Season 19, Episode 04 The Less Than Perfect Daughter
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The Less Than Perfect...
Jan 24, 1991

The title character runs away from home and drops out of school to get away from her mother, who constantly...

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Season 19, Episode 03 Stood Up
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Stood Up
Dec 6, 1990

A teen-aged girl attempts to get even with her boyfriend who stood her up on prom night by suing him...

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Season 19, Episode 02 Testing Dirty
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Testing Dirty
Oct 18, 1990

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 18 Overview

Sep 14, 1989 - Apr 19, 1990

Season 18 of ABC Afterschool Special has 2 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 18 Episodes
Season 18, Episode 02 The Perfect Date
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The Perfect Date
Apr 19, 1990

Steven Sanders is ecstatic: his lucky shot propelled Central High into the basketball playoffs; he's lined up a date with...

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Season 18, Episode 01 My Dad Can't Be Crazy, Can He?
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My Dad Can't Be...
Sep 14, 1989

A 16-year-old high school student tries to cope with his schizophrenic father's behavior, which takes its toll on his schoolwork,...

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 17 Overview

Oct 26, 1988 - Apr 20, 1989

Season 17 of ABC Afterschool Special has 6 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 17 Episodes
Season 17, Episode 06 Torn Between Two Fathers
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Torn Between Two Fathers
Apr 20, 1989

A teen-aged girl's mother dies, setting off a bitter custody dispute between the two most important men in her lives...

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Season 17, Episode 05 Picking up the Pieces
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Picking up the Pieces
Mar 16, 1989

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Season 17, Episode 04 Taking a Stand
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Taking a Stand
Jan 19, 1989

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 16 Overview

Sep 9, 1987 - Jan 20, 1988

Season 16 of ABC Afterschool Special has 6 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 16 Episodes
Season 16, Episode 07 The Terrible Things My Mother Told Me
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The Terrible Things My...
Jan 20, 1988

A 16-year-old girl named Julia, who longs for her mother's affections, receives nothing but verbal abuse in return.

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Season 16, Episode 06 Daddy Can't Read
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Daddy Can't Read
Dec 2, 1987

A powerful parable telling how the display of—and protest against—a Nativity scene on a high-school lawn erupts into anti-Semitic fury.

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Season 16, Episode 05 The Terrible Things My Mother Told Me
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The Terrible Things My...
Oct 23, 1987

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 15 Overview

Sep 17, 1986 - Mar 18, 1987

Season 15 of ABC Afterschool Special has 5 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 15 Episodes
Season 15, Episode 05 Supermom's Daughter
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Supermom's Daughter
Mar 18, 1987

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Season 15, Episode 04 The Gift of Amazing Grace
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The Gift of Amazing...
Mar 4, 1987

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Season 15, Episode 03 Teen Father
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Teen Father
Feb 18, 1987

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 14 Overview

Oct 9, 1985 - Feb 12, 1986

Season 14 of ABC Afterschool Special has 4 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 14 Episodes
Season 14, Episode 04 Can a Guy Say No?
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Can a Guy Say...
Feb 12, 1986

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Season 14, Episode 03 Don't Touch
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Don't Touch
Nov 6, 1985

A teen-aged girl named Karen Anderson suspects that Molly Stewart, the 6-year-old girl she is baby-sitting, is behaving quite strangely...

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Season 14, Episode 02 Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale
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Cindy Eller: A Modern...
Sep 11, 1985

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 13 Overview

Sep 19, 1984 - Apr 2, 1985

Season 13 of ABC Afterschool Special has 5 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 13 Episodes
Season 13, Episode 05 I Want to Go Home
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I Want to Go...
Apr 2, 1985

On the day he enters Kennedy High in Manhattan wearing a patch over one eye, sixteen-year-old Horace Hobart is urged...

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Season 13, Episode 04 Mom's On Strike
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Mom's On Strike
Feb 13, 1985

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Season 13, Episode 03 The Almost Royal Family
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The Almost Royal Family
Nov 14, 1984

The Almost Royal Family is an American television teen comedy that aired as an ABC Afterschool Special on October 23,...

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 12 Overview

Nov 9, 1983 - Mar 17, 1984

Season 12 of ABC Afterschool Special has 4 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 12 Episodes
Season 12, Episode 06 Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia
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Backwards: The Riddle of...
Mar 17, 1984

13-year-old boy has problems reading, which his teachers attribute to laziness. It is later discovered that he has Dyslexia.

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Season 12, Episode 03 The Dog Days of Arthur Cane
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The Dog Days of...
Feb 18, 1984

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Season 12, Episode 02 The Hand Me Down Kid
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The Hand Me Down...
Dec 7, 1983

A pretty teen-aged girl named Andrea Cranston and her boyfriend are stranded, and decide to hitchhike home. A nice man...

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 11 Overview

Sep 22, 1982 - Mar 30, 1983

Season 11 of ABC Afterschool Special has 8 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 11, Episode 08 The Wave
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The Wave
Mar 30, 1983

The Wave, is a short made-for-TV movie directed by Alex Grasshoff, based on Ron Jones' The Third Wave experiment. Though...

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Season 11, Episode 07 But It's Not My Fault
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But It's Not My...
Mar 23, 1983

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Season 11, Episode 06 Have You Ever Been Ashamed of Your Parents?
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Have You Ever Been...
Mar 16, 1983

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 10 Overview

Sep 23, 1981 - Apr 7, 1982

Season 10 of ABC Afterschool Special has 7 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 10 Episodes
Season 10, Episode 07 Sometimes I Don't Love My Mother
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Sometimes I Don't Love...
Apr 7, 1982

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Season 10, Episode 06 Daddy, I'm Their Mama Now
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Daddy, I'm Their Mama...
Mar 3, 1982

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Season 10, Episode 05 The Unforgivable Secret
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The Unforgivable Secret
Feb 10, 1982

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 9 Overview

Sep 24, 1980 - Mar 19, 1981

Season 9 of ABC Afterschool Special has 7 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 9 Episodes
Season 09, Episode 07 My Mother Was Never a Kid
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My Mother Was Never...
Mar 19, 1981

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Season 09, Episode 06 Run, Don't Walk
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Run, Don't Walk
Mar 4, 1981

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Season 09, Episode 05 A Matter of Time
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A Matter of Time
Feb 11, 1981

Teen Lisl Gilbert finds inner strength when she learns her mother is dying of cancer.

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 8 Overview

Sep 26, 1979 - Mar 19, 1980

Season 8 of ABC Afterschool Special has 8 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 08, Episode 08 What Are Best Friends For?
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What Are Best Friends...
Mar 19, 1980

Two 12-year-old girls going through a divorce make a pact never to divorce their friendship.

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Season 08, Episode 07 Where Do Teenagers Come From?
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Where Do Teenagers Come...
Mar 5, 1980

Where Do Teenagers Come From? was an American television teen comedy/documentary that aired as an ABC Afterschool Special on March...

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Season 08, Episode 06 The Heartbreak Winner
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The Heartbreak Winner
Feb 13, 1980

Teenage figure skater learns to true value of winning when she meets a paraplegic youngster.

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 7 Overview

Sep 7, 1978 - May 9, 1979

Season 7 of ABC Afterschool Special has 6 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 07, Episode 06 The Seven Wishes of a Rich Kid
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The Seven Wishes of...
May 9, 1979

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Season 07, Episode 05 The Terrible Secret
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The Terrible Secret
Mar 7, 1979

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Season 07, Episode 04 Make-Believe Marriage
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Make-Believe Marriage
Feb 14, 1979

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 6 Overview

Oct 12, 1977 - Nov 12, 1977

Season 6 of ABC Afterschool Special has 7 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 6 Episodes
Season 06, Episode 07 It's a Mile from Here to Glory
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It's a Mile from...
Nov 12, 1977

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Season 06, Episode 06 Mom and Dad Can't Hear Me
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Mom and Dad Can't...
May 5, 1978

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Season 06, Episode 05 The Rag-Tag Champs
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The Rag-Tag Champs
Apr 5, 1978

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 5 Overview

Oct 6, 1976 - Apr 6, 1977

Season 5 of ABC Afterschool Special has 6 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Very Good Friends
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Very Good Friends
Apr 6, 1977

A teen-aged girl bitterly grieves the death of her beloved 11-year-old sister in an accident.

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Season 05, Episode 05 The Horrible Honchos
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The Horrible Honchos
Mar 9, 1977

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Season 05, Episode 04 My Mom's Having a Baby
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My Mom's Having a...
Feb 16, 1977

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 4 Overview

Oct 8, 1975 - May 19, 1976

Season 4 of ABC Afterschool Special has 6 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

ABC Afterschool Special Season 4 Episodes
Season 04, Episode 06 Blind Sunday
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Blind Sunday
May 19, 1976

Teenaged girl decides to start an advice column for her school newspaper.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Me and Dad's New Wife
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Me and Dad's New...
Apr 21, 1976

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Season 04, Episode 04 The Amazing Cosmic Awareness of Duffy Moon
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The Amazing Cosmic Awareness...
Feb 4, 1976

This cute story centers around an insecure 6th grader, Duffy Moon (played by Ike Eisenmann), whose discovery of ""Cosmic Awareness""...

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 3 Overview

Nov 27, 1974 - Apr 27, 1975

Season 3 of ABC Afterschool Special has 7 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 03, Episode 07 The Secret Life of T.K. Dearing
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The Secret Life of...
Apr 27, 1975

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Season 03, Episode 06 Santiago's America
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Santiago's America
Feb 18, 1976

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Season 03, Episode 05 The Skating Rink
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The Skating Rink
Feb 5, 1975

Teenager with a stuttering problem overcomes his shyness to become a figure skater.

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 2 Overview

Oct 3, 1973 - Jun 5, 1974

Season 2 of ABC Afterschool Special has 6 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 02, Episode 06 The Magical Mystery Trip Through Little Red's Head
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The Magical Mystery Trip...
Jun 5, 1974

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Season 02, Episode 05 The Runaways
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The Runaways
Mar 27, 1974

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Season 02, Episode 04 Cyrano
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Cyrano
Mar 6, 1974

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ABC Afterschool Special Season 1 Overview

Oct 4, 1972 - Apr 4, 1973

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Season 01, Episode 04 William
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William
Apr 4, 1973

Retired clown and taleteller extraordinaire Alexander has an undying love for children. It's a two-way street: the kids are out...

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Season 01, Episode 03 Santiago's Ark
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Santiago's Ark
Dec 6, 1972

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Season 01, Episode 02 Follow the North Star
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Follow the North Star
Feb 3, 1973

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ABC Afterschool Special Overview

The ABC Afterschool Special is an American television anthology series that aired on ABC from 1972 to 1997, usually in the late afternoon on week days. Most episodes were dramatically presented situations, often controversial, of interest to children and teenagers. Several episodes were either in animated form or presented as documentaries. Topics included illiteracy, substance abuse and teenage pregnancy. The series won 51 Daytime Emmy Awards during its 25-year run.In 2004 and 2005, BCI Eclipse and Sunset Home Visual Entertainment issued six DVD collections of episodes from the series that had been produced by Martin Tahse, each collection containing four episodes. A boxed set, in the shape of a school bus, was also released containing all of the DVD releases, with a detailed information booklet of all the specials on the set and including an extra DVD of two specials that had previously not been released on DVD. The DVDs are currently out of print.

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Number of seasons: 24 Seasons
Number of episodes: 127 Episodes

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Related Genres: Drama
Original Release Date: Oct 4, 1972
Show Status: Ended
Next episode release: N/A