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Runaway Daughters 

PG-13 | | Drama | Episode aired 12 August 1994
Angie, Mary, and Laura are teenage girls who are fed up with their bland and unexciting small town lives. Mary discovers that she's pregnant after having sex with her boyfriend. Since said ... See full summary »

Director:

Joe Dante

Writers:

Lou Rusoff (story), Charles S. Haas (story) (as Charlie Haas) | 1 more credit »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Bowen ... Angie Gordon
Holly Fields ... Mary Nicholson
Jenny Lewis ... Laura Cahn
Paul Rudd ... Jimmy Rusoff (as Paul Stephen Rudd)
Chris Young ... Bob Randolph
Dick Miller ... Roy Farrell
Dee Wallace ... Mrs. Alex Gordon (as Dee Wallace Stone)
Christopher Stone ... Mr. Gordon
Robert Picardo ... Mr. Ed Cahn
Wendy Schaal ... Mrs. Mildred Cahn
Joe Flaherty ... Mr. Nicholson
Belinda Balaski ... Mrs. Nicholson
Roger Corman ... Mr. Randolph
Julie Corman ... Mrs. Randolph
Courtney Gains ... Deputy 1
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Storyline

Angie, Mary, and Laura are teenage girls who are fed up with their bland and unexciting small town lives. Mary discovers that she's pregnant after having sex with her boyfriend. Since said boyfriend has enlisted in the navy, the trio decide to drive cross country to San Diego to confront him. The gals encounter a colorful array of folks on their journey. Written by Woodyanders

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They Were Looking For Adventure ... But Found Trouble Instead!

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Drama

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ligeiramente Grávida See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This episode takes place in 1956. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Nicholson: [over loud speaker at drive-in theater] Snack bar is closing in five minutes. Just five more minutes for those shrimp rolls. They're shrimply delicious!
[takes a bite of one, chews, then grimaces]
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Dedicated to the memory of James H. Nicholson and Lou Rusoff See more »

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References Dragstrip Girl (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Let the good times roll
Written by Leonard Lee and Shirly Goodman
Performed by Glo and Joe
Published by Atlantic Music Corp (BMI) and EMI unart catalog Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Granite Records
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Full Little Dante Flick
13 August 2013 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

Angie, Mary, and Laura are teenage girls who are fed up with their bland and unexciting small town lives. Mary discovers that she's pregnant after having sex with her boyfriend. Since said boyfriend has enlisted in the navy, the trio decide to drive cross country to San Diego to confront him. The gals encounter a colorful array of folks on their journey.

Joe Dante does it again, making a fun little picture that captures the spirit of the b-picture. He dopes this like no one else. Not every film he has made is incredible, but this really deserves more attention than it has received (likely because it was buried as a television episode).

We have some great Dante regulars and new faces: Dick Miller, Robert Picardo, Dee Wallace, Belinda Balaski, Paul Rudd, Roger Corman, Sam Arkoff and Courtney Gains. This works as a companion piece to Dante's "Matinee" taking on the 1960s.


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