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Planet of Junior Brown, The

Planet of Junior Brown, The

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, February 07, 1999 N/A
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  • Season: 1998-99
  • Network: Showtime
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Children/Teens, Sci-Fi / Supernatural / Fantasy
  • Based On: Planet of Junior Brown, The written by Virginia Hamilton
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the novel by Virginia Hamilton. An overweight black teenager continues to practice his beloved piano despite the fact the his unstable, overprotective mother hacked the strings out during a fit of rage. He often retreats into a fantasy world where he fancies himself a keyboard genius. As he withdraws more and more, his friends take it upon themselves to give him the opportunity to realize his dreams.


Production Company:

  • Showtime Productions

Production Type:

  • In-House
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