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Runaway Daughters 

PG-13 | | Drama | Episode aired 12 August 1994
Angie, Mary, and Laura are teenage girls who are fed up with their bland and unexciting small town lives. Mary discovers that she's pregnant after having sex with her boyfriend. Since said ... See full summary »


Joe Dante


Lou Rusoff (story), Charles S. Haas (story) (as Charlie Haas) | 1 more credit »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Bowen ... Angie Gordon
Holly Fields ... Mary Nicholson
Jenny Lewis ... Laura Cahn
Paul Rudd ... Jimmy Rusoff (as Paul Stephen Rudd)
Chris Young ... Bob Randolph
Dick Miller ... Roy Farrell
Dee Wallace ... Mrs. Alex Gordon (as Dee Wallace Stone)
Christopher Stone ... Mr. Gordon
Robert Picardo ... Mr. Ed Cahn
Wendy Schaal ... Mrs. Mildred Cahn
Joe Flaherty ... Mr. Nicholson
Belinda Balaski ... Mrs. Nicholson
Roger Corman ... Mr. Randolph
Julie Corman ... Mrs. Randolph
Courtney Gains ... Deputy 1


Angie, Mary, and Laura are teenage girls who are fed up with their bland and unexciting small town lives. Mary discovers that she's pregnant after having sex with her boyfriend. Since said boyfriend has enlisted in the navy, the trio decide to drive cross country to San Diego to confront him. The gals encounter a colorful array of folks on their journey. Written by Woodyanders

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They Were Looking For Adventure ... But Found Trouble Instead!




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Release Date:

12 August 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ligeiramente Grávida See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


This episode takes place in 1956. See more »


Mr. Nicholson: [over loud speaker at drive-in theater] Snack bar is closing in five minutes. Just five more minutes for those shrimp rolls. They're shrimply delicious!
[takes a bite of one, chews, then grimaces]
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Crazy Credits

Sputnik beeping and a man speaking Russian can be heard at the end of the credits. See more »


References Dragstrip Girl (1957) See more »


Let the good times roll
Written by Leonard Lee and Shirly Goodman
Performed by Glo and Joe
Published by Atlantic Music Corp (BMI) and EMI unart catalog Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Granite Records
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Cast Alone was Worth Watching!
11 April 2013 | by SylviastelSee all my reviews

This television movie has it's moments about life in the 1950s in Alta Vista, California where three teenage girls run away but fake their kidnapping in order to do so. Their parents are clearly worried initially until they bring in a private investigator to handle the case. The cast included Dee Wallace and her husband Christopher Stone as parents of one teen. Roger and Julie Corman plays parents of the other. The girls include a young Julie Bowen who would go on to Modern Family; Paul Rudd in an early role; Jenny Lewis; and Holly Fields as the other teenage girls. They run in to trouble and familiar faces like Cathy Moriarty, John Astin, Courtney Gains, Leo Rossi, and others on their way to San Diego to meet up with Mary's boyfriend who has joined the service rather than deal with her pregnancy. In the end, it's a happy ending for a lot of them. Still, they should suffer the consequences for their actions of running away, staging a kidnapping, and stealing cars.

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