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Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Movie 22 October 1989
A police officer and his wife are shocked to find that molestation has been going on at the neighborhood day care. They're devastated when they find that their own son might be a victim too. Should they have known, should they have seen?

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Gilbert Cates
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pam Dawber ... Kendra Dollison
John Shea ... Roger Dollison
Stephen Dorff ... Sandy Dollison
Brian Bonsall ... Teddy Dollison
Matthew Laurance ... Marvin Bernstein
Anthony Geary ... Stephen Pugliotti
Georgann Johnson ... Mavis Richardson
Bruce Fairbairn Bruce Fairbairn ... Ellis Stockman
William Prince ... Arthur Richardson
Graham Jarvis ... Judge Allen
Ruth de Sosa Ruth de Sosa ... Susan Larrimer
Natalie West ... Paula Stockman
John Hammond ... George Olin
D. Franki Horner D. Franki Horner ... Miriam Stossburg
Janet Eilber ... Dr. Martha Billington
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Roger Dollison, a police officer, and his wife Kendra are living the American dream. They have two children, Teddy and Sandy, a lovely home, and a dog named Rex. What they know and how they live as a family is irreparably changed one day when it is discovered that a classmate of Teddy's is the apparent victim of sexual abuse and molestation at the respected neighborhood daycare center. Like all other parents, the Dollisons are tormented - "we should have known, we should have seen" - but their devastation is complete when Teddy tells his own story, one he promised his abusers he would never tell. Written by Anonymous / edited by TrivWhiz

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A Picture Perfect Neighborhood Is Home To A Sordid Secret. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Do Sonho ao Pesadelo See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This Is The Worst Film I Have Ever Seen
15 March 1999 | by Buckey-2See all my reviews

This is the worst film I have ever seen. The reason I disapprove of this film is because it automatically assumes that the characters who were accused of ritual abuse, (in that case), were guilty. It is based on the McMartin trial, although the makers of this film (CBS), do want to admit it. The only purpose of making this film was to destroy any chance of fair trial for the McMartin family.


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