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What Happened to Bobby Earl? (1997)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 28 January 1997
Rose Earl is proud as a peacock when Bobby, her eldest, whom she raised, like his kid brother Michael, to become moral men and model citizens, is the first member of the modest family ever ... See full summary »

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Bradley Wigor

Writer:

Joseph Maurer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Jackson ... Rose Earl
Drew Ebersole Drew Ebersole ... Bobby Earl
Matthew Settle ... Tom Stahl
Kristian Alfonso ... Chelsea Coals
Gary Basaraba ... Jack Dietrick
Neal Huff ... Michael Earl
Sean McCann ... Mr. Earl
Vince Corazza ... Mark
Henriette Ivanans ... Jenny Kozinski
Jody Racicot ... Andy
Scott Speedman ... Steve Talbert
Carl Marotte ... Officer Drummond
Kari Matchett ... Nicki Corlis
Damir Andrei Damir Andrei ... Simon
Sean Dick Sean Dick ... Jake
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Rose Earl is proud as a peacock when Bobby, her eldest, whom she raised, like his kid brother Michael, to become moral men and model citizens, is the first member of the modest family ever to get accepted at college. It will take a while till she starts getting aware of it, but after he joins a respectable fraternity Bobby becomes ever more influenced by his roomy, the ambitious Tom Stahl, who promises him the world as they form an unbeatable team, the suave killer type and the puppy-eyed ideal son-in-law, and gradually drags him into the dark side of his glamorous life-style, complete with an adult lover, Chelsea Coals, who drags the boys even further from the righteous path, straight into crime; at last, after things have already gone wrong for them, he gets doubts and wants out, but they are too deep already. Rose's life becomes a never-ending nightmare when Bobby is suddenly missing, and she must gradually discover the grim truth before she gets to solve Bobby's fate... Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Murder in a College Town See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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This film was inspired by the murder of Roger "Butch" Pratt. See more »

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[first lines]
Chelsea Coals: Over there.
[the police proceed to dig in the area indicated by Chelsea]
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Three Cheers for Bobby Earl
5 November 1998 | by Holly-13See all my reviews

Poor Bobby. If only he went to a two year technical school.


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