Successful black men who were saved from the streets as teenagers come together in a reunion to honor their mentor.
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1981  
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Complete series cast summary:
Sonny Jim Gaines ...
 Coach Charles 'Chappie' Davis (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Richard 'Bubbles' Wiggins (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Shurley Walker (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Cudjo Evers (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Snake (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Ezra 'Chops' Jackson (3 episodes, 1981)
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 D'Artagnan 'Dart' Parks (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Clarence 'Claire' Henderson (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Silky / ... (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Ralph Joplin (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Christine Jackson (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Onetha Wiggins (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Evelyn Evers (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Sandra (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Diane Walker (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Simone Parks (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Pat Henderson (3 episodes, 1981)
Marlene Warfield ...
 Lil Joplin (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Mae Porter (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Detective Swoop Ferguson (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Vice Detective Collins (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Big Ralph Joplin (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Renee Marcus (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Sugar (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Mayor Farrington (3 episodes, 1981)
Charles Blackwell ...
 Heflin (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Wilbur Marcus (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Perkins (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Moon's Gail (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Mickey Mouse (3 episodes, 1981)
Wayne Storm ...
 Slash Kwalick (3 episodes, 1981)
Wally Taylor ...
 Wally Griggs (3 episodes, 1981)
Candace McKendree ...
 Stewardess (3 episodes, 1981)
Randy Lindsay ...
 Caged Man (3 episodes, 1981)
Gene Whittington ...
 Worker #1 (3 episodes, 1981)
René Le Vant ...
 Actor (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Nicholas (3 episodes, 1981)
Alicia Dhanifu
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Tom Delaney ...
 Worker #2 (3 episodes, 1981)
Christina Hart ...
 Gerda (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Michael (3 episodes, 1981)
Hank Brandt ...
 Clyde Fitzgerald (3 episodes, 1981)
Mel Scott ...
 Cutting (3 episodes, 1981)
Casey Brown ...
 Receptionist (3 episodes, 1981)
Dee Timberlake ...
 Chops' Secretary (3 episodes, 1981)
Cynthia Latham ...
 French Maid (3 episodes, 1981)
Lawrence Green ...
 Sergeant (3 episodes, 1981)
Mary Ellen O'Neill ...
 Nurse (3 episodes, 1981)
Harry Middlebrooks ...
 Detective #1 (3 episodes, 1981)
Vince Trankina ...
 Detective #2 (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Dorrie (3 episodes, 1981)
Junior Fann ...
 Chappie's Woman (3 episodes, 1981)
Mark Thomas ...
 Rhobert (3 episodes, 1981)
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Nine members of an athletic social club for black youth reunite twenty-five years later to honor their former coach, but the reunion is marred by a number of undercurrents, including a murder investigation. Written by Morganalee

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Based on the novel "The Junior Bachelor Society," by John A. Williams. See more »

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best tv mini-series ever
1 November 2001 | by (Chandler, Arizona) – See all my reviews

in 1981 as the series aired i was magnetized to the screen. all of my 'main men' starred in The Sophisticated Gents...Winfield, Hooks, O'Neal, Rasulala...the story had depth and creditability...the acting was great and all characters were unique and well-developed...i have longed to see it again and again...glad was i to have the novel by John A Williams, The Junior Bachelor Society, from which Van Peebles developed the teleplay...the story was powerful and controversial for that time...many have missed a great series


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