Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Season 30, Episode 10

A Fighting Choice (13 Apr. 1986)
"Disneyland" A Fighting Choice (original title)

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Bright teenager afflicted with epilepsy sues his parents for the right to have "split brain" surgery in order to cure his seizures.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Thad Taylor
Meg Taylor
Kellin Taylor
Virginia Hagan
Dr. Tobin
Susie Fratelli
Dr. Andreas Hellman
Judge Rosenstiel
Parker Jacobs ...
Harvey Taylor
Allen Williams ...
Dan Goodman
Philip Linton ...
Eli Rhodes
Dr. Gardner (as Robin Thomas)
Charles Lanyer ...
Dr. Leonard Faraday
Nina Henderson ...
Jeanne Hepple ...


Bright teenager afflicted with epilepsy sues his parents for the right to have "split brain" surgery in order to cure his seizures.

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Good basic "underdog wins" TV movie
1 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a good basic movie about an ethical issue of whether it's right for a 16-year-old boy to sue his parents because he wants to have surgery that will drastically reduce his epileptic seizures. His parents feel the risks are too great. He gets moral support from his tutor (Danielle von Zerneck) and a friendship/romance develops between them. The courtroom scenes are a little overdone (too much drama) but it still leaves you hanging regarding the judge's decision. The big names in this flick (Beau Bridges, Karen Valentine, Patrick Dempsey) evidently weren't enough to make this one popular enough to get it made into VHS or DVD. Sad. It is still a good movie, pulling at your heartstrings, and making you feel really good by the end. If this one ever is rerun on TV, watch it!

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