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A Special Love: Part 1 

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A youngster, who was given up to foster care at birth when his parents discover he was born with disabilities, is persuaded to join the Special Olympics by Jonathan and Mark. Once the boy ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Landon

Writer:

Dan Gordon
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Landon ... Jonathan Smith
Victor French ... Mark Gordon
Margie Impert Margie Impert ... Diane Wilson
James Troesh ... Scotty Wilson
James Sloyan ... Dr. Bryant
Paul Walker ... Todd Bryant
Mark Harrison ... Matt Roarke
Nada Rowand Nada Rowand ... Mrs. Burke
Kate Williamson ... Doctor
Charles Quertermous Charles Quertermous ... Steve
Ann Walker ... Trish
Brad Smith Brad Smith ... Kyle Bryant
Shellie Doutnit Shellie Doutnit ... Mary Beth
Scott Jones Scott Jones ... Jimmy
Leslie Raber Leslie Raber ... Girl #1
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Storyline

A youngster, who was given up to foster care at birth when his parents discover he was born with disabilities, is persuaded to join the Special Olympics by Jonathan and Mark. Once the boy joins the Special Olympics, he is paired with a coach who turns out is his older brother, though neither are aware of this because their parents kept the mentally handicapped child a secret. At the same time Jonathan and Mark try to help their friends, Scotty and Diane, who find out they can't have children. Written by Tony Scheinman

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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This is the second screen appearance for Paul Walker, the first being on this show. He would later gain stardom for the "Fast & Furious" franchise. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1986 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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