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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bonnie Lee Jordan
Jill Moore
Matt Jordan
Carolyn Moore
Bobby Bennett
Sharon Spelman ...
Tammy Watsberg
Matthew Tobin ...
Judge Norton Fryer
Vanessa Watkins
Kim King
Traci Jordan
Cherie Sanders
Donna McKechnie ...
Brigit Kummel
Lisa Hines
Sally Kemp ...
Mrs. Hines


Best friends compete for the title of "Miss Twirl" (similar to a Miss America contest with the primary category of competition being (what else?) twirling!). The real test, however, is whether their friendship will survive through the contest with the pressure and interference from their parents to win. Written by Anonymous

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25 October 1981 (USA)  »

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Yarisma  »

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A few years later, Heather Locklear and fellow cast member Tracy Scoggins appeared in the sixth season of Dynasty (1985) and onward. See more »

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this is a really entertaining flick. great cast. a satire thats funny!
1 January 2004 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Spent years trying to get this great tv-movie. boy was it worth it! this was great! That gus trikonis can direct. Think of all the lovely talent here! Lisa Whelchel (facts of life), Erin moran (happy days), Stella stevens, a very young and pretty heather locklear, and many more!

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