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Season 4, Episode 15 The Athlete

First Aired: March 1, 1979

While volunteering at a hospital, Buddy befriends her school's star basketball player, who may lose a leg to cancer. Jake: Michael Biehn. Kate: Sada Thompson. Buddy: Kristy McNichol.

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  • Premiered: March 9, 1976
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  • Premise: A classy, superbly acted drama about the middle-class Lawrences of Pasadena, Cal., this began life as a six-part miniseries and presented an unusually realistic (and often somber) view of everyday life. Mike Nichols was one of the show's producers. (more)

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