Twice in a Lifetime: Season 2, Episode 2

It's a Hard Knock Life (30 Aug. 2000)

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Nancy Waldron is a stereotypical reclusive, crazy "cat lady". She blames the state of her life on her upbringing at the Pentwater Orphanage under the strict eye of Miss Hannah Steele, the ... See full summary »

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Mr. Smith / Marvin
Al Waxman ...
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Nancy Waldron / Peggy McIntyre
Sandi Ross ...
Hannah Steele
Holly Stapley ...
Young Nancy Waldron
Alexandra Stapley ...
Young Nancy Waldron
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Gabe
Marni Thompson ...
Vickie Myers
Christopher Bondy ...
Older Billy (as Chris Bondy)
Hamille Rustia ...
Hayley
Mica Le John ...
Josie
Peter Prystanski ...
Dying Harold
Hayley Lochner ...
TV Daughter
Steve Morel ...
New Harold
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Billy - Age 12
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Nancy Waldron is a stereotypical reclusive, crazy "cat lady". She blames the state of her life on her upbringing at the Pentwater Orphanage under the strict eye of Miss Hannah Steele, the Negro administrator of mostly Caucasian children. Nancy became attached to cats because besides Miss Hannah, there were no other constants in her life at the orphanage. To teach Nancy how to love her fellow man, Othniel sends her back thirty-seven years to the orphanage when she was a child. She is returned as Peggy McIntyre, the new matron of the orphanage under Miss Hannah's supervision. Nancy doesn't remember some of her childhood including the attentive friendship of Billy, the handyman's son. Although Nancy, as Peggy, learns the reasons behind Miss Hannah's action, she still tries to circumvent Miss Hannah's decision not to place Nancy in what Peggy sees as a fairy-tale adoption. But ultimately Nancy, as Peggy, coaxes out of Miss Hannah a woman who will change Nancy's life. Meanwhile, Smith ... Written by Huggo

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The title is based upon a song of the same name from the musical 'Annie', about Little Orphan Annie with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and the book by Thomas Meehan. See more »

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