CBS Schoolbreak Special: Season 1, Episode 2

Welcome Home, Jellybean (27 Mar. 1984)

TV Episode  -  Drama | Family | Romance
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 21 users  
Reviews: 3 user

A CBS Schoolbreak Special about a 12-year-old mentally-challenged girl, whose parents decide to remove her from the institution where she was raised, in order to try to give her a home life.



(book), (written for television by)
0Check in

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Welcome Home, Jellybean (27 Mar 1984)

Welcome Home, Jellybean (27 Mar 1984) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of CBS Schoolbreak Special.
« Previous Episode | 2 of 65 Episodes | Next Episode »


Episode cast overview:
Geraldine 'Jellybean' Oxley
Margaret Oxley
Ted Oxley
Christopher Collet ...
Neil Oxley
Mr. Rasmussen
Irene Tedrow ...
Miss Bowring
Vince Howard ...
Joe Newbolt
Beau Dremann ...
Beef Adams
Doug Toby ...
The East Ender


When Ted and Margery Oxley decide that their mentally handicapped daughter, Geraldine (aka "Jellybean") has spent enough time in an institution, they decide to bring her home and take up the challenge of raising her and meeting her needs. The special pays particular attention to Jellybean's relationship with her older brother, Neil, and others as she adjusts to her new life. Written by Brian Rathjen <>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Drama | Family | Romance





Release Date:

27 March 1984 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Super bonkers -- it's like watching-your-parents-play-video-games kind of bonkers
1 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the funniest damn things I have ever seen. I wish I had me a copy, man, I really do. Seeing that freaky chick banging her head on her bedroom wall, wailing "Babbage" because she got in trouble for dropping the garbage down the laundry chute, that would just about be heaven for me. It's been, what, 20 years or so since I last got to see it? That stuff was bananas, man, just bananas. I can picture it like it was yesterday, even though I was incredibly baked when I saw it. Whenever I see somebody freaking out over trivial crap, I just start chanting "Babbage," and the moment is magically transformed into a chuckle-fest. (Banging my head against the wall) "It's Babbage! (Aaaaah!) Babbage! (Uuuh!) Babbage, babbage, babbage!"

2 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Fave Episodes? SqueakyCheeky
very funny uglybag
DVD? germaine_87313
Girl, Father, Carnival, Fair, or Circus episode? amybamygurgigirl
Afterschool Special vs. Schoolbreak Special rockerjulee
Indentify this episode! (Kids in club see horror movie, shoplift?) retrohorrorremix
Discuss Welcome Home, Jellybean (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: