Buddy Elder is an aspiring Olympic high-diving hopeful who has a devastating secret: alcoholism. The social effects of peer pressure are explored as Buddy frequently enjoys long drinking binges with his friends, as are the consequences. His rationale: "All the kids do it." Eventually, Buddy seems to have learned his lesson when he gets a painful reminder that may put a permanent end to his Olympic dreams. Written by
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Did You Know?
The production company, JZM Productions, was a small company set up by Henry Winkler
and Roger Birnbaum
for these sort of projects aimed at kids. The "J, Z & M" referred to Henry's children: Jed, Zoe and Max. See more