Adam is a handsome but intriguing young man who has Asperger's syndrome and has led a sheltered existence. Then he meets his new neighbor, Beth. She is a beautiful, cosmopolitan young woman who pulls him into the outside world, with funny, touching and entirely unexpected results. Their implausible and enigmatic relationship reveals just how far two people from different realities can stretch in search of an extraordinary connection.
Arthur's mystery envelope: What can possibly be in the sealed envelope Mr. Ratburn sent home with Arthur? ; Arthur makes the team: It feels as if it's going to be a long season for Arthur as he struggles to sharpen his baseball skills ; Arthur accused: Arthur collects quarters to buy a dalmatian for the fire house. But when he is accused of stealing the money, Buster must come to the rescue and solve the mystery ; Arthur and the lost diary: Sue Ellen...
Arthur's mystery envelope: When Arthur is called to the principal's office and receives a large brown envelope marked "personal and confidential" to take home to his mother, he suffers all evening over what could be in it.
Arthur and the scare-your-pants-off club: When a parent group bans a series of scary books from the local public library, Arthur and his friends devise a plan to get their favorite books returned.
Arthur makes the team: Arthur...
Welcome to Chicago, Balki Bartokomous! The professional sheepherder from the tiny Mediterranean island of Mypos comes to America to live with his cousin. Balki won't find many woolly quadrupeds in the Windy City, but he will find pop-top soda cans, single bars, color TV, mobsters, game shows, pink lemonade and many more oddities sure to amaze him.
Larry and Balki return as an unconventional pairing, with more laughs, culture clashes, and difficult debacles. As the season progresses, Balki helps Larry let go of his past and appreciate his life as it is, including his family, his friends, and his job. Balki's career at the Chronicle rises, but it's not without some hurdles. In addition, Balki reconnects with his family from Mypos.
In Arthur accused!, Arthur's heart is in the right place when he collects quarters to buy a Dalmatian for the fire house. But when he is accused ob stealing the money, Buster must come to the rescue and solve the mystery.
In Arthur and the lost diary, Sue Ellen confides everything to her trusty diary. So when she loses her precious book in the library, the hunt is on. But what if someone else finds it?
Alan Swann is a legendary movie idol forced by the IRS to face the music--deportation or a TV appearance to pay up. Benjy is in charge of making sure Swann shows up sober. You are taken behind the scenes during the early days of live variety shows.
In 1954, the era of live TV, a hapless production assistant is given the task of keeping his alcoholic film idol out of trouble long enough to appear on the King Kaiser Hour. Peter O'Toole gives a knockout performance as Alan Swann, a booze-loving former matinee idol who is forced into making a live appearance on a variety show to appease the IRS. Mark Linn-Baker plays the fledgling writer for the show who must keep Swann on the sober and narrow.
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