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How and Why (2014)

TV Movie  -  Comedy  -  2014 (USA)
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After his children's science show is canceled, Goodman Hesselman tries to start over with a new show in a little TV market - also a portal to the supernatural world.

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Yvonne Hesselman
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Goodman Hesselman
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Man in Black Parka
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Kip
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Bill Senior
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Acton, Ellis & Currer
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Diane
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Annabelle Rope-Stengler, CRS
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Kitty
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Bobby Age 16
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Marie Mullen ...
Dagmar
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Young Bobby
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After his children's science show is canceled, Goodman Hesselman tries to start over with a new show in a little TV market - also a portal to the supernatural world.

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