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The Whiz Kid and the Carnival Caper (1976)

TV Movie | 120 min | Family, Mystery

Daffy Fernald loses her brother's toy rocket when it flies into a storm drain. She knows Alvin will be upset if he finds out, so she climbs into the dark tunnel to search for it. She spots a stranger, Ernie Nelson, and sees that he's ...See moreDaffy Fernald loses her brother's toy rocket when it flies into a storm drain. She knows Alvin will be upset if he finds out, so she climbs into the dark tunnel to search for it. She spots a stranger, Ernie Nelson, and sees that he's carrying a gun. She races home and tells Alvin, but the would-be inventor refuses to believe her. See less
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Director
Writers
Herman Groves (story) (teleplay) | Clifford B. Hicks (book) | Tom Leetch (story)
Producer
Cinematographer
Frank V. Phillips (as Frank Phillips)
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Updated Jan 11, 1976

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Jan 11, 1976 (United States)

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15 cast members
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Eric Shea
Alvin Fernald Alvin Fernald   See fewer
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Kim Richards
Daphne 'Daffy' Fernald Daphne 'Daffy' Fernald   See fewer
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Richard Bakalyan
Ernie Nelson Ernie Nelson   See fewer
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John Colicos
Moroni Moroni   See fewer
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Milton Frome
Carnival Barker Carnival Barker   See fewer
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Ted Gehring
Officer Jim Moody Officer Jim Moody   See fewer
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Jack Kruschen
Abner Debney Abner Debney   See fewer
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John Lupton
Mr. Fernald Mr. Fernald   See fewer
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Ed McCready
Carnival Barker Carnival Barker   See fewer
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Eileen McDonough
Stephie Stephie   See fewer
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Ronnie Schell
Deputy Scruff Deputy Scruff   See fewer
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Hal Smith
Carnival Barker Carnival Barker   See fewer
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Jaclyn Smith
Cathy Martin Cathy Martin   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7 / 10 | 34 votes