ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
7.6/10
15
2 user

The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County 

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode credited cast:
Billy Jayne ... Jimmy Smiley (as Billy Jacoby)
Steven Spencer Steven Spencer ... Skip Burnette
Mara Alexander Mara Alexander ... Mary Lou Thompkins
Derek Wells Derek Wells ... Buddy Sanders
Juanita Moore ... Miss. Fletcher
Owen Bush Owen Bush ... Farmer Parsons
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Willie Tyler Willie Tyler ... Himself - Host
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on short story | See All (1) »


Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1981 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ABC Circle Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great Show, Greater Series
15 August 2005 | by denkinokotoSee all my reviews

This is one of many stories brought to life by the Saturday series "The ABC Weekend Special". There are other notable titles in this excellent kids/adults series. "The Land of Og" and "The Red Room Riddle" are both excellent. I was a kid at the time, and pancakes were on so my mind might be a bit fuzzy. I can only hope someone will have the wisdom to commit these excellent pieces of storytelling to digital video. If anyone else has seen this series please write in. I am not sure about the total number of stories or episodes there were as some stories spanned two or three episodes. The "Jumping Frog" episode is wonderful as well, with Billy doing a good job and REAL frogs!!! This series is similar to the PBS staple Wonderworks if you are familiar with that genre of programming.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed