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Flowers For Algernon

Flowers For Algernon

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, February 20, 2000 8.5 13 3
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  • Season: 1999-2000
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, Love Story
  • Based On: Flowers For Algernon written by Daniel Keyes
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Daniel Keyes which was the basis for the film ''Charly''. A gentle, innocent bakery store worker with a childlike IQ of 68 takes part in a scientific experiment which temporarily turns him into a genius. In the short time he has he must learn to understand his emotional feelings as he falls in love with his teacher and is reunited with his mother who abandoned him long ago.


Production Company:

  • Citadel Ent., Alliance Atlantis, Storyline Ent.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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