ABC Afterschool Special Season 16
Just a Regular Kid: An AIDS Story
S16 E02Sep 9, 1987
The Kid Who Wouldn't Quit: The Brad Silverman Story Sep 9, 1987
S16 E03Mar 16, 1988
The Day My Kid Went Punk Mar 16, 1988 More than 23 million adults in the United States can't read. A young girl learns that her father is among the illiterate. This ABC Afterschool Special, while spotlighting the struggles and humiliation the illiterate face, focuses more on the daughter's efforts to help her father learn to read, and the power one has when overcoming this crippling problem.
S16 E04Sep 23, 1987
Seasonal Differences Sep 23, 1987
S16 E05Oct 23, 1987
The Terrible Things My Mother Told Me Oct 23, 1987 Terrible Things My Mother Told Me is a 1988 TV film starring Nicole Andrews, Ita DeMarco, Carol Goodheart, Beth Howland and Stephen James. This TV film is about a 16-year-old girl who doesn't realize that her mother is emotionally and verbally abusive to her. It was directed by Susan Rohrer and written by John Alan Palmer, Christopher Whitesell and Susan Rohrer. It aired on ABC.
S16 E06Dec 2, 1987
Daddy Can't Read Dec 2, 1987 A powerful parable telling how the display ofâ€”and protest againstâ€”a Nativity scene on a high-school lawn erupts into anti-Semitic fury.
S16 E07Jan 20, 1988
The Terrible Things My Mother Told Me Jan 20, 1988 A 16-year-old girl named Julia, who longs for her mother's affections, receives nothing but verbal abuse in return.