When the Bough Breaks (1986)

When the Bough Breaks


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Jonathan Kellerman's Edgar Allan Poe Award-winning novel When the Bough Breaks was evocatively adapted for the TV screen in 1986. Ted Danson plays a clinical psychologist, brought in to tend to an emotionally withdrawn little girl (Rachel Ticotin). There's a possibility that the child may have witnessed an unsolved double murder. As Danson and the girl draw closer, he becomes enmeshed in a homicidal conspiracy sparked by a clique of wealthy, well-connected men. Ted Danson also coproduced When … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
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Written By: Phil Penningroth, Jonathan Kellerman


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as Melody Quinn

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as Arthur Gershman

as Judge

as Reporter #2

as Larry/Owner

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