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Welcome Home, Bobby (1986)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  22 February 1986 (USA)
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Bobby
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Cleary
Anthony Candell ...
Donny Cavalero
Nan Woods ...
Beth
Stephen James ...
Mark Reed
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Geffin
Gisela Caldwell ...
Rose Cavalero
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John Hammill
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Ann Marie (as Moira Harris)
Don James
Erik Leeper
Mary Ann Thebus
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When a Chicago teen is arrested for drug possession, the ensuing investigation reveals that he has had sexual contact with an older man. Discovering his sexual encounter, other students start shunning him and call for his expulsion from school. His father as his conservative blue-collar dad also rejects him, while his mother does try to offer support. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Campy, melodramatic mess
18 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember talking about this movie right after it played on t.v. with a "coming out" teen group that I'd been going to. I was the only one who hated it--I thought the drag scene was horrible and I was offended that the older man (and his buddies) would be portrayed as predators like they were. Creepy all around. The only thing that stood out as a positive was the scene where Bobby's teacher talks with him after school and writes "I am gay" on the board (I think it was the guy who played Tyne Daly's husband in "Cagney and Lacey") and tells him he'll be okay. This was one of the first times I'd seen a "normal", everyday guy as a homosexual. I wish they'd made the movie about him!


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