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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15 December 1999 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

I feel obligated to comment on this. Up until the Disney takeover of ABC, every Saturday morning for many, many years, this show was on. Every week a different children's TV movie was presented, and sometimes the story was about Capt. O.G. Readmore and his friends. (The official mascot for the show for the later years.) This was a refugee from the 80's that must have firmly planted itself into everyone's minds as being a Saturday morning standard. I don't know how many times I saw "Ralph S. Mouse" on it... It's too bad that no kids will be able to watch decades old hour long cartoon sagas anymore. For many of us, I am sure it's been cemented in our minds.


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