Re: TV Movie on Cubbing? Name??
Lawrence E. Faust (lfaust@ATLANTIC.NET)
Mon, 5 May 1997 09:39:13 -0400
> I'm trying to find the name of a movie about Cubbing.
> It was on TV(?) a few years ago, staring Gary Coleman(?).
> He was a wannabe Cub, but had to overcome some poor neighborhood
> and ethnic problems. His Den Leader was "drafted" and was having
> motivational trouble. The kid finally got into Cubs and tried so
> hard that he saved his leader from disaster (what do you expect from
> TV?) and bad attitude. It was a real tear-jerker, but surprisingly
> accurate and fair to Scouting.
> What is the name of that movie? Where can I get it??
I think the movie you're referring to is "Father & Scout" a 1994 TV movie,
starring Bob Saget & Brian Bonsall. It's available on video, and more info
on this move can be found at
Scouting is a way of life,
Cub Scout Pack 303
Gulf Ridge Council
(visit us at http://rio.atlantic.net/~lfaust/pack303/index.html)
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