CBS late-afternoon specials designed for junior high and high school students, dramatizing issues affecting teens.

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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Stars: Craig Wasson, Calista Flockhart, Adam LaVorgna
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 Carol / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Stern / ... (3 episodes, 1987-1993)
Nick Angotti ...
 Coach / ... (3 episodes, 1986-1993)
Beau Dremann ...
 Beef Adams / ... (3 episodes, 1984-1988)
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 Richard / ... (3 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Doug Simpson / ... (3 episodes, 1986-1989)
Sean Le Sure ...
 Lonnie Jamal (3 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Paramedic / ... (3 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Brianne Corey / ... (3 episodes, 1986-1992)
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 Bob Anastas / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1987)
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 Chip Fulton / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1991)
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 Joey Martelli / ... (2 episodes, 1990-1994)
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 Chaz Havelik / ... (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Arthur Jennings / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1988)
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 Mrs. Evans / ... (2 episodes, 1984)
Timothy Gibbs ...
 Jimmy Matthews / ... (2 episodes, 1984)
Roxana Zal ...
 Allie Newton / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1992)
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 Kelly / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1988)
Karen Petrasek ...
 Farrah Bogdosian / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Laura Donovan / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1988)
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 Lieutenant Gennaro / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1993)
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 Kerry Cook / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Lisa / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1986)
Johann Carlo ...
 Consuela Fabian / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Louie Dawson / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1992)
Danny Zorn ...
 Arnie Greenbaum / ... (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 David Corbin / ... (2 episodes, 1992)
Christopher Collet ...
 Kyle / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1991)
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 Klara Markowitz / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1994)
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 Dexter Lee Smith / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1989)
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 Elizabeth Henderson (2 episodes, 1990-1992)
David Greenlee ...
 Gregg / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Mrs. Salters / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1993)
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 Elanor Prosky / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Jimmy's Dad / ... (2 episodes, 1990-1994)
Marcelino Sánchez ...
 Jesse / ... (2 episodes, 1985)
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 Dr. Bolton / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1989)
Manfred Melcher ...
 Bob / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Alan Sader ...
 Dr. Hildebrand / ... (2 episodes, 1988-1993)
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 Kevin (2 episodes, 1990-1996)
Shirley Jo Finney ...
 Mrs. Jackson (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
James Calvert ...
 Brian Lance / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1992)
Fernando López ...
 Carter / ... (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 TJ Tores / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Jeremy / ... (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Aunt Magdelena / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1994)
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 Heidi (2 episodes, 1984-1990)
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 Mrs. Shaw / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1989)
Matthew Faison ...
 Bill Green / ... (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Cathy Fischer / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1989)
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 Arthur Katz / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Ilario Pantano ...
 Mark (2 episodes, 1994)
Israel Juarbe ...
 2nd Piranha / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Vince Howard ...
 Mr. Parrish (2 episodes, 1984)
Nita Whitaker ...
 School Nurse (2 episodes, 1990-1992)
Marty McGaw ...
 Fran Wisnewski / ... (2 episodes, 1991-1993)
Charles Stransky ...
 Alfred Wainwright / ... (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Female Student / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1989)
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 1st Piranha / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1989)
Gregory Paul Martin ...
 Brad / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Dill (2 episodes, 1984-1994)
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 Richard (2 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Coach Hillman / ... (2 episodes, 1992)
Gloria Carlin ...
 Frances Taylor / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Blanche / ... (2 episodes, 1988-1993)
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 Student (2 episodes, 1984)
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CBS late-afternoon specials designed for junior high and high school students, dramatizing issues affecting teens.

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