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What Really Happened to the Class of '65? 

Sam Ashley, a graduate of 1965 class of Bret Harte High School, who was now a teacher at the school, served as the narrator describing what had happened to his fellow graduates in the ... See full summary »
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1978   1977  

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Tony Bill ...  Sam Ashley 14 episodes, 1977-1978
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Sam Ashley, a graduate of 1965 class of Bret Harte High School, who was now a teacher at the school, served as the narrator describing what had happened to his fellow graduates in the decade since they had graduated. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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This TV series was inspired by the bestselling book by David Wallechinsky and Michael Medved. David Wallechinsky is the son of international celebrated novelist Irving Wallace. Wallechinsky was the original family name from Russia. When David's grandfather, Illya Wallechinsky (aka Alex) immigrated to America at the age of 14, an immigration officer on Ellis Island said, "Illya Wallechinsky? That's not an American name. Your name is now Alex Wallace." David took back the original family name. David and his father, along with David's sister Amy Wallace, collaborated on a number of nonfiction books, including the hugely successful book series The People's Almanac and The Book of Lists. See more »

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Referenced in Alice: What Happened to the Class of '78? (1978) See more »

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Theme from the Class of '65
lyrics by Terry Ray and David Fisher
Music by Don Costa
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Can't believe I was able to remember this title
14 June 2004 | by RipshinSee all my reviews

I also recall this as being a summer series, although IMDb lists the it as being 'released" in December. As a high school kid, I loved the concept, and remember being quite moved by one particular episode. A girl who was part of a popular clique in high school, ends up in some kind of job assisting the poor. When she runs into these same friends again years later, she can no longer relate to them, due to their cruelty toward somebody she had brought (to a reunion?). I, too, would love to see this again. Perhaps it was a mid-season replacement starting in Dec. 77, and then was repeated in the summer of 78? Our family owned a cabin in the mountains, and we would spend a month there each summer. I remember that, during the summer this was broadcast, our TV died and I had to find a neighboring cabin with a TV, to make sure I didn't miss an episode.

Update 2010: My 30th reunion this year - would love to see this series.


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8 December 1977 (USA) See more »

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(13 episodes)

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Mono

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Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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