Sam Ashley, a graduate of 1965 class of Bret Harte High School, who was now a teacher at the school, served as the narrator describing what had happened to his fellow graduates in the ...
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Sam Ashley, a graduate of 1965 class of Bret Harte High School, who was now a teacher at the school, served as the narrator describing what had happened to his fellow graduates in the decade since they had graduated. Written by
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This TV series was inspired by the bestselling book by David Wallechinsky and Michael Medved. David Wallechinsky is the son of international celebrated novelist Irving Wallace. Wallechinsky was the original family name from Russia. When David's grandfather, Illya Wallechinsky (aka Alex) immigrated to America at the age of 14, an immigration officer on Ellis Island said, "Illya Wallechinsky? That's not an American name. Your name is now Alex Wallace." David took back the original family name. David and his father, along with David's sister Amy Wallace, collaborated on a number of nonfiction books, including the hugely successful book series The People's Almanac and The Book of Lists. See more »
There were some episodes of this series that featured the lovely actress Meredith Baxter Birney in one, John Rubinstein in another with Jessica Walter. However, the titles of these episodes escapes me. Anyway, it was a great series even though short-lived. I do believe that if this series had moved to another night, it might have survived a little bit longer. It seems like over the last several decades, NBC has let high quality programs just vanish, never to be seen or heard of again. Too bad the same NBC President responsible for salvaging "Hill Street Blues", "Cheers" and "St. Elsewhere" wasn't around to save this series. Perhaps a VHS or DVD would be nice, but since it was so short with very limited episodes, that's probably highly unlikely.
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