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No Big Deal (1983)

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A school takes on a troublesome boy from juvenile hall, in order to try to help him settle back in to normal life. But everything seems to be mounted against him, including a drunken mother.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rex Robbins ...
Mr. Kirkpatrick
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Arnold Norberry
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Michael Parker
Mary-Joan Negro ...
Miss Karnisian (as Mary Joan Negro)
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Margaret
Stacy Lauren ...
Jennifer Kirkpatrick
Daniel Hess ...
Warren
Wayne Daniels ...
Harry
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Mrs. Norberry
Bruce Keller ...
Link Kaufman
Steve Elmore ...
Gym Teacher
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Mrs. Parker
Bill McNulty ...
Mr. Parker
Dan Desmond ...
Mr. Hodges
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A school takes on a troublesome boy from juvenile hall, in order to try to help him settle back in to normal life. But everything seems to be mounted against him, including a drunken mother.

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80s After-School Special memories
29 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Summed up - this is just another after-school special - Typical run of the mill story about the stereotypical good kid with his perfect circle of high school friends who befriend the 'new kid' in school. In one of Kevin Dillon's earliest, and most forgettable performances, he plays the black sheep new kid who has a knack for finding trouble (whether it be stealing cars or getting into fights). Of course Harry, against the advice of his concerned friends and family, continues to stick by his side - thinking that all he needs is a chance. As in most after-school movies, there is always the lesson to be learned and "No Big Deal" is no different. Cookie-cut morality lesson from beginning to end. Watch for early 80s nostalgia only!


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