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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 1:36 pm    Post subject: The alphabetical order of ABC Weekend Specials 1977-1996 Reply with quote

The Weekend Specials ran almost a decade for a total of 133 episodes, as follows: 1977-1979, 37 episodes; 1980-1989, 73 episodes; 1990-1996, 23 episodes.

Here is the list alphabetically arranged for easy browsing:

Short Story Specials (1977)

Homer and the Wacky Doughnut Machine 1977.Apr.30
My Dear Uncle Sherlock 1977.Apr.16
Haunted Trailer (The) 1977.Mar.26
Valentine's Second Chance 1977.Jan.29

Season 1 (1977-1978) - 14 episodes:

Escape of a One-Ton Pet (Part 1) 1978.Jan.07
Escape of a One-Ton Pet (Part 2) 1978.Jan.14
Escape of a One-Ton Pet (Part 3) 1978.Jan.21
Portrait of Grandpa Doc 1977.Nov.05
Puppy Who Wanted a Boy (The) 1977.Nov.12
Ransom of Red Chief (The) 1977.Oct.22
Soup and Me 1978.Feb.04
Tales of the Nunundaga (Part 1) 1977.Nov.26
Tales of the Nunundaga (Part 2) 1977.Dec.03
Trouble River (Part 1) 1977.Nov.12
Trouble River (Part 2) 1977.Nov.19
Winged Colt (The) (Part 1) 1977.Sep.10
Winged Colt (The ) (Part 2) 1977.Sep.17
Winged Colt (The) (Part 3) 1977.Sep.24

Season 2 (1978-1979) - 11 episodes:

Contest Kid and the Big Prize (The) 1978.Sep.16
Horse That Played Center Field (Part 1) (The) 1979.Feb.24
Horse That Played Center Field (Part 2) (The) 1979.Mar.03
If I'm Lost, How Come I Found You? (Part 1) 1978.Sep.30
If I'm Lost, How Come I Found You? (Part 2) 1978.Oct.07
Little Lulu 1978.Nov.04
Puppy's Great Adventure (The) 1979.May.05
Seven Wishes of Joanna Peabody (The) 1978.Sep.09
Soup for President 1978.Nov.18
Weep No More, My Lady 1979.Feb.10
$1000 Bill (The) 1978.Oct.28

Season 3 (1979-1980) - 12 episodes:

Big Hex of Little Lulu (The) 1979.Sep.15
Contest Kid Strikes Again (The) 1979.Sep.22
Girl with ESP (The) 1979.Oct.20
Ghost of Thomas Kempe (The) (Part 1) 1979.Nov.03
Ghost of Thomas Kempe (The ) (Part 2) 1979.Nov.10
Gold Bug (The) (Part 1) 1980.Feb.02
Gold Bug (The) (Part 2) 1980.Feb.09
Incredible Detectives (The) 1979.Nov.17
Puppy's Amazing Rescue (The) 1980.Jan.26
Revenge of Red Chief (The) 1979.Dec.15
Trouble with Miss Switch (The) (Part 1) 1980.Feb.16
Trouble with Miss Switch (The) (Part 2) 1980.Feb.23

Season 4 (1980-1981) - 8 episodes:
Arthur the Kid 1981.Jan.03
Mayday! Mayday! (Part 1) 1981.Jan.24
Mayday! Mayday! (Part 2) 1981.Jan.31
Scruffy (Part 1) 1980.Oct.04
Scruffy (Part 2) 1980.Oct.11
Scruffy (Part 3) 1980.Oct.18
Zack and the Magic Factory (Part 1) 1981.Jan.10
Zack and the Magic Factory (Part 2) 1981.Jan.17

Season 5 (1981-1982) - 6 episodes:
Bunnicula, the Vampire Rabbit 1982.Jan.09
Joke's on Mr. Little (The) 1982.Feb.06
Miss Switch to the Rescue (Part 1) 1982.Jan.16
Miss Switch to the Rescue (Part 2) 1982.Jan.23
Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (The) 1981.Sep.12
Puppy Saves the Circus (The) 1981.Sep.19

Season 6 (1983) - 9 episodes:
All the Money in the World 1983.Mar.19
Haunted Mansion Mystery (The) (Part 1) 1983.Jan.08
Haunted Mansion Mystery (The) (Part 2) 1983.Jan.15
Horatio Alger Updated: Frank and Fearless (Part 1) 1983.Feb.12
Horatio Alger Updated: Frank and Fearless (Part 2) 1983.Feb.19
Red Room Riddle (The) 1983.Feb.05
Secret World of Og (The) (Part 1) 1983.Apr.30
Secret World of Og (The) (Part 2) 1983.May.07
Secret World of Og (The) (Part 3) 1983.May.14

Season 7 (1984) - 9 episodes:
A Different Twist 1984.Mar.10
Amazing Bunjee Venture (The) (Part 1) 1984.Mar.24
Amazing Bunjee Venture (The) (Part 2) 1984.Mar.31
Bad Cat 1984.Apr.14
Cougar! (Part 1) 1984.Jan.07
Cougar! (Part 2) 1984.Jan.14
Cougar! (Part 3) 1984.Jan.21
Dog Days of Arthur Cane, (The) Part 1 1984.Feb.18
Dog Days of Arthur Cane, (The) Part 2 1984.Feb.25

Season 8 (1984-1985) - 8 episodes:
Adventures of a Two-Minute Werewolf (The) (Part 1) 1985.Feb.23
Adventures of a Two-Minute Werewolf (The) (Part 2) 1985.Mar.02
Bollo Caper (The) 1985.Feb.02
Henry Hamilton, Graduate Ghost (Part 1) 1984.Dec.08
Henry Hamilton, Graduate Ghost (Part 2) 1984.Dec.15
Return of the Bunjee (The) (Part 1) 1985.Apr.06
Return of the Bunjee (The) (Part 2) 1985.Apr.13
Velveteen Rabbit (The) 1985.Apr.20

Season 9 (1985) - 9 episodes:
Adventures of Con Sawyer and Hucklemary Finn (The) (Part 1 1985.Sep.07
Adventures of Con Sawyer and Hucklemary Finn (The) (Part 2) 1985.Sep.14
Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin (The) (Part 1) 1985.Nov.30
Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin (The) (Part 2) 1985.Dec.07
Cap'n O.G. Readmore's Jack and the Beanstalk 1985.Oct.12
Columbus Circle 1985.Nov.23
Jeeter Mason and the Magic Headset 1985.Oct.05
Pippi Longstocking (Part 1) 1985.Nov.02
Pippi Longstocking (Part 2) 1985.Nov.09

Season 10 (1986)
9 episodes:
Cap'n O.G. Readmore Meets Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1986.Sep.13
Day the Kids Took Over (The) (Part 1) 1986.Sep.20
Day the Kids Took Over (The) (Part 2) 1986.Sep.27
Liberty and the Littles (Part 1) 1986.Oct.18
Liberty and the Littles (Part 2) 1986.Oct.25
Liberty and the Littles (Part 3) 1986.Nov.01
Mouse and the Motorcycle (The) (Part 1) 1986.Nov.08
Mouse and the Motorcycle (The) (Part 2) 1986.Nov.15
Santabear's First Christmas 1986.Nov.22

Season 11 (1988) 4 Episodes
Cap'n O.G. Readmore Meets Little Red Riding Hood 1988.Apr.02
Here Come the Littles, Part 1 1988.Apr.23
Here Come the Littles, Part 2 1988.Apr.30
Here Come the Littles, Part 3 1988.May.07

Season 12 (1988-1989) 5 Episodes
Cap'n O.G. Readmore Meets Puss 'N Boots 1988.Sep.10
Monster Bed (The) 1989.Sep.09
P.J. Funnybunny 1989.Feb.04
Runaway Ralph, Part 1 1988.Oct.29
Runaway Ralph, Part 2 1988.Nov.05

Season 13 (1991) 3 Episodes
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great 1991.Mar.23
P.J. Funnybunny: Lifestyles of the Funny and Famous
1991 March 30
Ralph S. Mouse, Part 1 1991.Feb.16
Ralph S. Mouse, Part 2 1991.Feb.23

Season 14 (1992) 3 Episodes
Cap'n O.G. Readmore Meets Chicken Little 1992.Apr.18
McGee and Me!: The Big Lie 1992.Jan.25
Kingdom Chums: Original Top Ten (The) 1992.May.02


Season 15 (1992-1993) 8 Episodes
Choose Your Own Adventure: The Case of the Silk King, Part 1 1992.Dec.12
Choose Your Own Adventure: The Case of the Silk King, Part 2 1992.Dec.19
Commander Toad in Space 1993.May.08
Legend of Lochnagar (The) 1993.Apr.24
McGee and Me!: Take Me Out of the Ballgame 1992.Sep.12
Monster in My Pocket: The Big Scream 1992.Oct.31
Parsley Garden (The) 1993.Mar.27 Stanley & the Dinosaurs 1992.Nov.07

Season 16 (1993-1994) 3 Episodes
Magic Flute, Part 1 (The) 1994.Apr.30
Magic Flute, Part 2 (The) 1994.May.07
P.J.'s Unfunnybunny Christmas 1993.Dec.11

Season 17 (1994-1996) 6 Episodes
Jirimpimbira: An African Folk Tale 1995.Feb.25
P.J. Funnybunny: A Very Cool Easter 1996.Mar.30
P.J. Funnybunny: Educating Mom
Magic Pearl, (The) Part 1
Magic Pearl,(The) Part 2
Magic Pearl, (The) Part 3
Secret Garden (The) (movie) 1994.Nov.05


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2016 6:04 am    Post subject: More, and less known, of Weekend Specials by ABC Reply with quote

Occasionally, during the Weekend Specials timeslot, ABC aired a series of specials under the title ABC Saturday Morning Specials. Wide World of Sports for Kids Specials, were produced and aired in 1994.

Here is the list of other weekend specials:

1.The Great Alaska Dog Sled Race, 1993 March 6
2.Rhythm and Jam: Rhythm & Rap, 1993 September 18
3.Rhythm and Jam: Melody & Harmony, 1993 September 25
4.Kids on Ice: A Skating Adventure!, 1994 February 12
5.A Day at the Races, 1994 June 11
6.Money Made Easy: The ABC Kids' Guide to Dollars and Sense, Part 1, 1994 April 2
7.Money Made Easy: The ABC Kids' Guide to Dollars and Sense, Part 2, 1994 April 9
8.Crash the Curiousaurus, Part 1, 1995 January 14
9.Crash the Curiousaurus, Part 2, 1995 January 21
10.Wild Things: An Earth Day Special, 1995 April 22
11.The Secret of Lizard Woman
12.Back to School with Schoolhouse Rock, 1996 September 14


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's something from the ABC Weekend Specials that I ran across online- thought someone might enjoy seeing a puppet version of Captain O.G. Readmore! Very Happy Cool
I remember watching some of these as a child and always enjoyed them.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evd3KwNHxes



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