16-year-old mentally retarded teen attempts to make friends with other kids in the neighborhood.

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Moosie Drier ...
Willie Arthur
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Hewitt Calder
Peter Brandon ...
Mr. Arthur
Gloria Stroock ...
Mrs. Arthur
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Mrs. Calder
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Mr. Calder
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Palumbo
Doney Oatman ...
Tally
Jarrod Johnson ...
Goose
Tom Gulager ...
Nubby
Stack Pierce ...
Andrus
Michael Luther ...
Frank
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16-year-old mentally retarded teen attempts to make friends with other kids in the neighborhood.

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12 October 1977 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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This was originally telecast as an ABC Afterschool Special on October 12, 1977. See more »

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A Classic grade-school moral flick
18 January 2001 | by (Cincinnati, OH) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing "Hewitt's Just Different" at least once or twice in my grade school years, in those whole-class assemblies where we'd be taught that "Everybody Counts" and things like that. While it's obviously one of those cheesy after-school special type deals, this flick still sticks with you after the fact...I'd say at least half of my current senior class knows "Hewitt..."


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