ABC Afterschool Specials: Season 13, Episode 7

One Too Many (1 May 1985)

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Four high school friends find their lives changed forever when one of the friends drives drunk with devastating results.



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Episode cast overview:
Mrs. Linton
Mr. Grey
Cinda Jackson ...
1st Paramedic
2nd Paramedic
Gerry Black ...
Interrogating Officer
Peter Crabbe ...
Arresting Officer
Mr. Jenkins


This after-school special is a short, to the point message to teens about drunk driving and its consequences. With a cast of talented actors "before they were stars," such as Mare Winningham, Val Kilmer, and Michelle Pfeiffer, the movie isn't big on plot but seperates itself from the typical drivers education movie with a surprise ending that universalizes its message and makes a seemingly cliche movie worthwhile. Written by Lilly Irani <>

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1 May 1985 (USA)  »

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This special was filmed in 1983, however it was not broadcast on television until 1985. See more »

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Too Much
16 August 2002 | by (MA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in my driver's education class sophomore year. Honestly, the movie actually made a point, but the acting was awful. The weird thing is it has some of the movie industry most talented actors in the roles. It's odd that I responded to that movie as being stupid. The message isn't. It was just the way it was portrayed.

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