Walking Tall: Season 1, Episode 1

The Killing of McNeal County's Children (17 Jan. 1981)

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Sheriff Buford Pusser investigates when two teenagers are hospitalized after smoking potent PCP cigarettes.



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Episode credited cast:
Walter Barnes ...
Courtney Pledger ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeannie Dimter Barton ...
Mrs. Miller
Mr. Proctor
David Clover ...
Ancel Cook ...
Jed Miller
Gary Lee Davis ...
Robert DeLapp ...
Bobby Joe Wilson
Gordon Haight ...
Wiley Crawford


Someone is dealing an exceptionally potent strain of angel dust to McNeal County's teenagers. After two teens are rendered vegetables after just a few puffs, Sheriff Buford Pusser mounts a one-man crusade to stop the influx of PCP...a crusade that turns personal when his son becomes a victim. Written by Marty McKee

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17 January 1981 (USA)  »

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Sheriff Buford Pusser: [a student comments PCP is for their generation what booze was for Buford's generation as a crutch] The only difference in these crutches is how long it takes to destroy a person. Alcohol takes years and years, but only one dose of PCP can leave your brain fried, bent and twisted.
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