ABC Afterschool Specials: Season 4, Episode 4

The Amazing Cosmic Awareness of Duffy Moon (4 Feb. 1976)

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Tired of being short, a sixth-grader buys a magical book that enables him to "Think Big".



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Episode cast overview:
Peter Finley
Dr. Flamel
Mr. Finley
Jane Connell ...
Aunt Peggy
Jack Collins ...
Uncle Ralph
Merie Earle ...
Old Lady
Carol Worthington ...
Mrs. Varner
Sparky Marcus ...
Brian Varner (as Sparkey Marcus)
Tommy Crebbs ...
Andrew Varner
Peggy Rea ...
Mrs. Charles
Nora Denney ...
Mrs. Toby (as Dodo Denny)
Boots McAfee


Tired of being short, a sixth-grader buys a magical book that enables him to "Think Big".

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You can do it, Duffy Moon!





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4 February 1976 (USA)  »

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Exceptional Seventies Story on Child's Self Confidence
4 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

And where else can you catch seventies juvenile powerhouses Lance Kerwin and Ike Eisenmann, as well as Sparky Marcus, all in a program together.

Eisenmann's voice hadn't changed yet, he was that young. I do so recall his attempts at driving away threatening forces with his robotic talk and he would close his mouth and blow out his cheeks.

He thought he ran off a bully when in fact Kerwin was standing behind him with a hockey stick.

An injured pet crow turns the tide of the story, erasing denial and bringing about confrontations with Jim Backus. Was his book legit or was it all a con?

Brilliant childhood angst of the seventies on the same pristine level with Leave It To Beaver.

Eisenmann and Kerwin connected as well as Tony Dow and Jerry Mathers did on the fifties show, which doesn't say much, but they were truly effective.

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