The Best Episodes of ABC Afterschool Special

ABC Afterschool Special featured stories about tough topics and family issues in an entertaining format. The best episodes of ABC Afterschool Special follow kids dealing with everything from bullying to divorcing parents. Some good episodes of ABC Afterschool Special even feature actors and actresses like Joaquin Phoenix and Jodie Foster before they were famous.

What are the best episodes of ABC Afterschool Special? The very first episode from 1972, “Last of the Curlews,” found a father and son discussing the ethics of hunting an Eskimo curlew. “Rookie of the Year,” starring Jodie Foster, followed a girl joining her brother's all male baseball team.

“The Bridge of Adam Rush” is another good episode from ABC Afterschool Special as is “Me & Dad's New Wife,” which features a 12-year-old girl dealing with her new stepmother.

Do you have a favorite ABC Afterschool Special episode? Give the best episodes a vote up and vote down any episodes you may not have liked.

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  • Please Don't Hit Me, Mom
    1
    6 votes
    • Season: The ABC Afterschool Special - Season 11
    • Episode Number: 4
    • Series: ABC Afterschool Special
    Please Don't Hit Me, Mom is a TV episode that was nominated for Outstanding Children's Program in the 34th Primetime Emmy Awards.
  • Mom and Dad Can't Hear Me
    3
    15 votes
    • Season: The ABC Afterschool Special - Season 6
    • Episode Number: 6
    • Series: ABC Afterschool Special
  • Last of the Curlews
    4
    14 votes
    • Season: The ABC Afterschool Special - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Series: ABC Afterschool Special