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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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 <lirani@ix.netcom.com>

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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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Not Too Bad, Interesting, connects with today's teens.
15 January 1999 | by (Vermont) – See all my reviews

One Too Many was an interesting show that is good for a Driver's Ed class or just to watch. It shows what Alcohol can do. Eric was a drinker and his girlfriend lets him. Their best friends try to stop them, but they just don't get through to him.


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