The Drug Knot
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The Drug Knot is a 1986 CBS Schoolbreak Special, a cautionary tale about teenage drug dependency.
Rance Howard as Mr. Sellers
His television guest appearances include Gunsmoke, Bonanza, Kung Fu, The Waltons, CBS Schoolbreak Special 1986 episode "The Drug Knot", Angel, 7th Heaven, Cold Case, That's So Raven, and two appearances on Seinfeld (as different characters).
Duane Boutte as Leon
His television acting credits date from the 1980s and include episodes of What's Happening Now, A Year in the Life, Sex and the City, and the made-for-television movie The Drug Knot, directed by Happy Days star, Anson Williams.
Dermot Mulroney as Doug Dawson
David Faustino as Louie Dawson
Mary Ellen Trainor as Helen Dawson
After Happy Days, Williams began a much more prolific career as a television director, starting with short programs for adolescent-age children, including afterschool specials "No Greater Gift" (1985) and "The Drug Knot" (1986), and TV-movie Lone Star Kid (1986).
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Tracy Nelson as Lori
Kim Myers as Kim
Appeared in a 1986 CBS Schoolbreak Special, The Drug Knot, as one of Dermot Mulroney's classmates
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The latter costs him everything else, as his behavior becomes increasingly erratic and alienation – some of it mutual – sets in. Doug wanders into an anti-drug lecture by David Toma, playing himself, but Doug is eventually ejected for disruptive behavior.
Lawrence Pressman as Jack Dawson
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