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Not My Kid (1985)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  15 January 1985 (USA)
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A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, in evening ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Frank Bower
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Helen Bower
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Doctor Royce
Gary Bayer ...
Dr. Gramley
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Jean
Christa Denton ...
Kelly Bower
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Ricky
Laura Harrington ...
Melody
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Brian
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Penny
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Linda
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Susan Bower
Dennis Howard ...
Charlie Rafferty
Caroline Smith ...
Diane Rafferty
Shana O'Neil ...
Wendy
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A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, in evening meetings, the addicts are confronted by their families. The girl's parents want to remove her from the program because it upsets them that their daughter is being forced to associate with addicts who admit to stealing and trading sex for drugs. They remain in denial until their daughter admits at a family confrontation meeting the extent of her drug addiction. After this they are able to address their own feelings about being the family of a hardcore drug addict. The daughter is reunited with her family only after all of them have acknowledged her addiction and accepted therapy for it. Written by Steven W. Siferd <72233.741@compuserve.com>

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Parent character actors 'George Segal' and Stockard Channing both have the same birthday, February 13th, but Segal is exactly ten years her senior. See more »

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great movie
28 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I absolutely love this movie. I used to rent it about once a month when I was just a kid. I finally found it on e-bay and when I get it, I will probably watch it about once a month again.

I think it should be shown in school as well.

But like when kids are in 6th grade.

Sad to say, but 7th grade might already be to late for some kids.

I would definitely recommend this movie.

Great 80's TV flick!

Vivika is really good in here.

Stockard and Goerge are also very good in this movie too.

Should definitely see it!


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