A college student and two friends are accused of murdering one's stepfather and injuring his mother whom refuses to believe her son had anything to do with the attack.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
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 Bonnie Von Stein (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Chris Pritchard (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Leith Von Stein (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Det. John Taylor (2 episodes, 1992)
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 District Attorney Mitchell Norton (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Tom Brereton (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Lewis Young (2 episodes, 1992)
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 James 'Moog' Upchurch (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Police Chief John Crone (2 episodes, 1992)
Louise Latham ...
 Polly Bates (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Frank Johnston (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Neal Henderson (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Attorney Jim Vos Burgh (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Dr. Billy Royal (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Angela Pritchard (2 episodes, 1992)
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 George Bates (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Attorney Wade Smith (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Bill Osteen (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Josh Duggan (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Judge Watts (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Officer Sparrow (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Keith Mason (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Bill Hargrave (2 episodes, 1992)
(2 episodes, 1992)
(2 episodes, 1992)
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 Policeman Edwards (2 episodes, 1992)
Annie O'Donnell ...
 Jury Forewoman (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Scandalized Neighbor (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Noel Lee (2 episodes, 1992)
Steve Danton
(2 episodes, 1992)
(2 episodes, 1992)
Michael Heintzman
(2 episodes, 1992)
Gunnar Peterson
(2 episodes, 1992)
(2 episodes, 1992)
Scott Allan Campbell
(2 episodes, 1992)
(2 episodes, 1992)
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 Student (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Inspector (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Student (2 episodes, 1992)
Kelly Connell
(2 episodes, 1992)
(2 episodes, 1992)
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 Alibi Student (2 episodes, 1992)
Claudette Sutherland
(2 episodes, 1992)
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In 1988, North Carolina college student Chris Pritchard is arrested, along with two of his friends, for the murder of Chris' stepfather and brutal beating of his mother. Chris's mother, Bonnie, refuses to believe that Chris had anything to do with the murder, despite mounting evidence about Chris' debauched lifestyle of drugs and video games. Written by Matt Patay

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17 May 1992 (USA)  »

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Doute cruel  »

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The perpetrators are supposed to be fanatical Dungeons & Dragons players, yet their books and dice are like new rather than worn with play - and the dice set one character plays with is incomplete. See more »

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Version of Honor Thy Mother (1992) See more »

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Read the Book
24 March 2002 | by (Fort Worth, TX) – See all my reviews

This movie is not that bad, not that good. It is the typical murder of the week, made for TV movie.

However, to all reviewers who are making comments about the Dungeons and Dragons aspect of the movie, I say "Read The Book".

The writers of the movie didn't pick this theme out of thin air. It was an important part of the actual crime. No one picked role playing games as a scapegoat.

Except maybe the actual perpetrator...


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