Follows the life of three friends, T.J., Mack and Kleber. When they were young something happened that would haunt them for the rest of their lives. And they would each achieve notoriety in... See full summary »
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1984  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 T.J. Luther (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Mack Crawford (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Kleber Cantrell (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Clifford Casey (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Susan French (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Ceil Shannon (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Otto Leo (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Uncle Bun Luther (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Missy Craymore (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Regina Brown (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Martha Dalton (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Calvin Sledge (2 episodes, 1984)
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Follows the life of three friends, T.J., Mack and Kleber. When they were young something happened that would haunt them for the rest of their lives. And they would each achieve notoriety in their own way. Kleber would become a journalist. Mack would get by on his looks and would become a movie star. And T.J. who has a dark side would run all sorts of scams and would somehow become an evangelist. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Based on Thomas Thompson's best selling novel. It's a gripping blockbuster that had 97 million Americans hooked. "Celebrity" - A 5 hour epic available in two riveting parts. [Australia video] See more »

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