Lifestories: Families in Crisis (1992–1996)

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Based on true stories, this series depicts a variety of important and critical events that can happen in the lives of teenagers.

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Lifestories: Families in Crisis is an HBO series that deals with major issues involving individuals. Issues include a child molesting priest (played by Craig Wasson) terrorizing a bunch of families, an anorexic (played by Calista Flockhart) trying to deal with her problems, a football player addicted to steroids (played by Ben Affleck), substance abuse by a teenager, homosexuality and bi-sexuality involving teenagers, a teenage girl who has an illegal abortion and dies, a girl who contacts AIDS and has to live with the disease, and homelessness in Phildadelphia and the major impact it has on a teenager. This series appeared on HBO for two seasons and featured many rising stars of movies and television such as Calista Flockhart, Ben Affleck, Ernie Hudson, and Claire Dannes. Written by Robert Byrd <>

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The story I saw in this series was really cool.
7 January 2002 | by (Phx, AZ) – See all my reviews

I have been having a hard time finding info on this series. I saw a episode from this series on HBO one day that was part of this "Lifestories" compilation. It was good and very realistic. The story I saw was a true story-after it aired there was a brief commentary by the actual date-rape victim. I believe Ali Larter played the victim. Anyways she was good and I was impressed on how real-life she made that role seem. Anyways I am curious to see the rest of the shows in this series.

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