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Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Movie 22 October 1989
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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Kendra Dollison
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Roger Dollison
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Sandy Dollison
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Teddy Dollison
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Marvin Bernstein
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Stephen Pugliotti
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Mavis Richardson
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Ellis Stockman
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Arthur Richardson
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Judge Allen
Ruth de Sosa ...
Susan Larrimer
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Paula Stockman
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George Olin
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Miriam Stossburg
Janet Eilber ...
Dr. Martha Billington
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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 Teddy's 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 »

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22 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hombre de los caramelos  »

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not quality at all.
5 August 2002 | by (here and now) – See all my reviews

This movie was terrible. It was so very terrible.

Most annoying was the way the trial was conducted. The defense attorney is allowed to ramble on and on when questioning a witness without the prosecution making any objections. He attacks the children brought to give testimony with cruel ferociousness and repeatedly yells at them that they're lying. These just aren't things that they subject children who have been sexually abused to. The trial is silly and it ruins the whole movie...(Law & Order has spoiled me for courtroom accuracy-ness).


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