The ABC Afterschool Special

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (2)

  • Peaches: Way to go, Mouse! Way to go!

  • "Flot!"

Notes (73)

  • The episode won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Programming - Informational/Factual.

  • This was the first live-action episode of "The ABC Afterschool Special."

  • repeated as an "ABC Weekend Special" on March 4, 1978

  • The episode won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Children's Special.

  • repeated as an "ABC Weekend Special" on October 8, 1977

  • repeated as an "ABC Weekend Special" on December 17, 1977

  • repeated as an "ABC Weekend Special" on April 29, 1978

  • Christopher Knight and Eve Plumb played Peter and Jan Brady on "The Brady Bunch," which had been canceled less than two months earlier.

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Trivia (2)

  • Ellie Cornell and Sasha Jenson also star together in the film Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988).

  • Based on novel "Too soon for Jeff" by Marilyn Reynolds.