Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  22 October 1989 (USA)
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A police officer and his wife are shocked to find that molestation has been going on at the neighborhood day care. They're devastated when they find that their own son might be a victim too. Should they have known, should they have seen?


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kendra Dollison
Roger Dollison
Sandy Dollison
Teddy Dollison
Marvin Bernstein
Stephen Pugliotti
Mavis Richardson
Bruce Fairbairn
Judge Allen
Ruth de Sosa
Natalie West
D. Franki Horner
Janet Eilber


Roger Dollison, a police officer, and his wife Kendra are living the American dream. They have two children, Teddy and Sandy, a lovely home, and a dog named Rex. What they know and how they live as a family is irreparably changed one day when it is discovered that a classmate of Teddys' is the apparent victim of sexual abuse and molestation at the respected neighborhood daycare center. Like all other parents, the Dollisons are tormented - "we should have known, we should have seen" - but their devastation is complete when Teddy tells his own story, one he promised his abusers he would never tell. Written by Anonymous / edited by TrivWhiz

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A Police Officer's Family Is Torn Apart When Their Child Is Abused. See more »


Crime | Drama | Mystery


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22 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hombre de los caramelos  »

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This Is The Worst Film I Have Ever Seen
15 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is the worst film I have ever seen. The reason I disapprove of this film is because it automatically assumes that the characters who were accused of ritual abuse, (in that case), were guilty. It is based on the McMartin trial, although the makers of this film (CBS), do want to admit it. The only purpose of making this film was to destroy any chance of fair trial for the McMartin family.

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