Season 5, Episode 1 The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket

First Aired: January 20, 1986

"The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket," Peter Parnell's fantasy-drama, stars Tom Hulce as an adolescent who's determined---and indeed able---to fly without the use of wings. Richard: Timothy Daly. Alice: Valerie Mahaffey. Steven: James Eckhouse. Mrs. Rice: Elizabeth Franz. Jeffrey: Tom Robbins. Roger: Scott Waara. Judy: Jane Jones.

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  • Premise: One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb dramas and musicals by the likes of (to name just a few) Eugene O'Neill, John Cheever, Lanford Wilson, Mark Twain, Thornton Wilder, James Baldwin and Stephen Sondheim. Perhaps the most memorable (and… (more)

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