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Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted

Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Monday, October 19, 1992 13.8 21 3
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  • Season: 1992-93
  • Network: NBC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Family Drama, Children/Teens, Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, True Story, Courtroom Drama, Social Issue

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Plot Synopsis

Social worker Ginny Moore, faces a legal battle when she seeks to become the guardian of a Down syndrome teenager who has been institutionalized since infancy and in the need of a heart operation. Blocking her attempts are the boy's selfish parents who forbid Ginny and her husband to have any contact with their son. The court ultimately finds ''in the best interest of the child'' and awards guardianship to the loving Moore family.


Production Company:

  • Gross-Weston Prods. IAW Cannell Ent.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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