ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

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Willie Tyler ...
 Himself - Host (14 episodes, 1981-1984)
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 Bunjee / ... (12 episodes, 1978-1994)
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 Emperor / ... (10 episodes, 1982-1992)
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 Alice / ... (7 episodes, 1980-1983)
Ilene Latter ...
 Eleanor / ... (7 episodes, 1985-1992)
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 Dolly / ... (6 episodes, 1979-1982)
Linda Gary ...
 Mrs. Winsborrow / ... (6 episodes, 1980-1994)
Michael Rye ...
 Mr. Winsborrow / ... (6 episodes, 1979-1985)
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 Buzz Beaver / ... (6 episodes, 1985-1994)
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Childhood's Hard to Forget
3 June 2002 | by (Arizona, USA/Hull, England) – See all my reviews

I had almost completely forgotten about the Captain and his friends and all the mornings I had actually woken up on time to watch them until my friend and I were talking on the phone one night. She says "What is this on Channel 99?" I turn on the TV and there's Cap't Readmore talking about Jack and the Beanstalk. I think I nearly went into shock. This was a little celebrated piece of the 80's and a memory of ABC before the Disney takeover (when they used to play good Saturday Cartoons).


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