Lifestories: Families in Crisis: Season 1, Episode 7

Dead Drunk: The Kevin Tunell Story (1993)

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For Kevin Tunell, life is one big party. The party ends when he decides to drive drunk, and ends up killing Maggie Glendon. He is brought before the judge, where he is given the usual ... See full summary »

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Kevin Tunell
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Beth
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Maggie Glendon
Doris Belack ...
Judge Ruth Cohen
Jack Gilpin ...
Jim Remy
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Cedall
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Police Officer Collins
Kevin J. Tunell ...
Himself (as Kevin Tunell)
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For Kevin Tunell, life is one big party. The party ends when he decides to drive drunk, and ends up killing Maggie Glendon. He is brought before the judge, where he is given the usual punishment for drunk drivers, but the Glendon's attorney has a very unique idea to make it sink in that he killed their daughter. Her idea is to for Kevin to send the Glendon's one dollar a week for the next eighteen years (which is how old Maggie was before she was killed). Kevin goes along with it, but finds it hard to keep up with the punishment. Written by Pat McCurry

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The real story about Kevin Tunnell took place in northern Virginia, outside Washington, DC, on New Year's Eve 1982. See more »

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Every teen driver should have to watch this before they get a license
6 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I plan on making my son and daughter watch this movie before they every get their license. It was a short, but to the point drama about the dangers of drunk driving. Sure you may think you are able to drive and may be lucky and get home safe, but there is always the chance you won't and someone will pay for that mistake in judgment. Hell, it made me rethink about ever driving while having a few drinks in me as well! Once again, please make your teen watch this before he or she ever gets behind the wheel, whether they plan on drinking or not. The dangers are out there, and our kids must be prepared to deal with it, as we can't always watch them.


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