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Drop-Out Mother (1988)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy  |  1 January 1988 (USA)
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A successful lady executive makes a somewhat comical transition from big business to becoming housewife and mom.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nora Cromwell
Jack Cromwell
Danny Gerard ...
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Tim Henry
Meg Hogarth
Diane Stapley
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A successful lady executive makes a somewhat comical transition from big business to becoming housewife and mom.

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1 January 1988 (USA)  »

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Goodbye, Supermom  »

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Touches on serious issues with a light touch
21 September 2002 | by (Irving, TX) – See all my reviews

A bit ahead of its time with a plea for simplifying life, this telefilm covers what could have been a serious topic with a comedic tone. None of the drama ever gets truly serious; you know everything will end happily. The problem was not that Harper's character was wrong to be a working mother. In fact, at one point, her daughter chastises her for having given up her career--she feels betrayed. But all manage to achieve moral equilibrium by the end of the film. The performances are fine, if never particularly deep; the same can be said for the film itself.

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