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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
Graham Jarvis ...
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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22 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hombre de los caramelos  »

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It was wonderful
8 January 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in a psych class and I thought it was wonderful. It was very educational and I don't think it should be compared to the McMartin trial. In the movie the people being accused weren't punished nearly severe enough and watching it was upsetting but much better than ignoring a hard subject matter. I would recommend anyone to see it. It's important to be informed about things like that and this movie did a horrible wonderful job of doing that.

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